National Wildlife Refuge System

1101 Casey Road
Basom, NY, 14013
Phone: 585-948-5445
E-mail: iroquois@fws.gov

FEEDER ROAD

Trail Information

  • Length: 3.27 Miles
  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Cross Slope: 1.9
    • Cross slope is the grade that is perpendicular to the direction of the trail. Cross slope information is most useful to wheelchair users. Wheelchairs are very difficult to drive or maneuver on steep cross slopes. A cross slope of less than 3% provides maximum accessibility.
  • Surface: Gravel/grass

Special Features

  • Wildlife observation
  • Bicycling and cross-country skiing
  • Shorebird observation area at south end



KANYOO NATURE TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Length: 1.66 Miles
  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Cross Slope: 1.4
    • Cross slope is the grade that is perpendicular to the direction of the trail. Cross slope information is most useful to wheelchair users. Wheelchairs are very difficult to drive or maneuver on steep cross slopes. A cross slope of less than 3% provides maximum accessibility.
  • Surface: Gravel/Packed Soil

Special Features

  • Young mixed woods and vernal pools
  • Observation platform
  • Boardwalk for views of a marsh
  • Interpretive trail guide available


ONONDAGA TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Length: 1.2 Miles
  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Cross Slope: 1.4
    • Cross slope is the grade that is perpendicular to the direction of the trail. Cross slope information is most useful to wheelchair users. Wheelchairs are very difficult to drive or maneuver on steep cross slopes. A cross slope of less than 3% provides maximum accessibility.
  • Surface: Wood chips/soil

Special Features

  • Marsh
  • Mature woods
  • Old evergreen plantations
  • Small pond
  • Geese and turtles

SWALLOW HOLLOW NATURE TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Length: 1.3 Miles
  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Cross Slope: 1.4
    • Cross slope is the grade that is perpendicular to the direction of the trail. Cross slope information is most useful to wheelchair users. Wheelchairs are very difficult to drive or maneuver on steep cross slopes. A cross slope of less than 3% provides maximum accessibility.
  • Surface: Boardwalk/gravel

Special Features

  • Marsh, forested wetland and old evergreen plantations
  • Warbler watching




Last updated: October 28, 2010