Potato Hill Farm (PHF)

The Potato Hill Farm (PHF) campus offers 7 miles of well-maintained biking and hiking trails across 170 acres of land.  Visitors are enthused by the working farm which includes Black Welsh Mountain sheep, Highland and Limousin cattle, Alpine Dairy goats, Percheron horses, alpacas, donkeys, guinea hens, and peacocks. 

Activities Include:  Biking & Hiking

PHF is a private campus and is not available for public use.

Curriculum

Trail Guides

Welcome to Trail Guides! This section allows you to better prepare your students for their BROEP activity prior to your visit. Within these document(s), you will find hints to all the items the students should be looking for during their activity. From the flora and fauna of the environment to the history of the land, the Trail Guide(s) below will enrich your students’ future BROEP experience. Enjoy!

Little Pond

Nature Trail

Stella’s Trail

 

 

Directions

Directions to PHF: 11904 Potato Hill Road, Boonville, NY 13309

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From North:
Follow Route 12 South to Potato Hill Road (CR-74). Turn right onto Potato Hill Road (CR-74). Proceed 2.4 miles to the Potato Hill Farm campus. The entrance will be on the left side of the road.

From South (Utica and points east):
Follow Route 12 North to Potato Hill Road (CR-74). Turn left onto Potato Hill Road (CR-74). Proceed 2.4 miles to the Potato Hill Farm campus. The entrance will be on the left side of the road.

From South (Rome and points west): (A)
Follow Route 26 North. Turn right onto Route 294 East. Continue for 6.8 miles to the village of Boonville. Turn left onto Post Street (Route 46 North). Go to the traffic light and turn right onto Schuyler Street. Continue for 0.2 miles (staying straight at the fork) and turn right onto Route 12 South. Follow Route 12 South for 1.6 miles to Potato Hill Road (CR-74). Turn right onto Potato Hill Road (CR-74). Proceed 2.4 miles to the Potato Hill Farm campus. The entrance will be on the left side of the road.

Alternate Directions from South (Rome and points west): (A) Follow Route 46 North to the village of Boonville. Turn right onto Schuyler Street. Continue for 0.2 miles (staying straight at the fork) and turn right onto Route 12 South. Follow Route 12 South for 1.6 miles to Potato Hill Road (CR-74). Turn right onto Potato Hill Road (CR-74). Proceed 2.4 miles to the Potato Hill Farm campus. The entrance will be on the left side of the road.

Note A: If you Google the directions, do not follow routes that use either Domser Road or Buck Hill Road (CR-75), as these roads are not “bus-friendly.”

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