Edgewood Oak Brush Plains Preserve

Edgewood Oak Brush Plains Preserve

40.776515, -73.310143

The preserve contains many rare plant and animal species for hikers to experience.

Several rare plants and animals inhabit this dry, sterile, and sometimes hostile environment. Members of the heath family such as wintergreen, bearberry, blueberry, staggerbrush and trailing arbutus also grow in abundance here. Near the parking area on the east side there is a large clearing where the Edgewood State Hospital and adjacent Pilgrim State Mental Hospital once stood.


Park Acreage:

813.00 acres



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Edgewood Oak Brush Plains Preserve (DEC Region 1)


(631) 444-0310


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