Directions & Visitation

Visiting Intervale Lowlands

Intervale Lowlands is not open to the public, but we encourage scientists, naturalists, birders, and others interested in nature or in green building to visit. As a courtesy please contact Larry Master by email or by phone (518-645-1545) before your visit. If Larry is here when you visit, he may be able to give a tour of the “net zero” house or the property or provide guidance about where to see particular bird or other species.

Map of Preserve

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From I-87 north bound:

Take exit 30 for US-9 toward NY-73/Keene Valley/Keene and turn left onto US-9 N. Follow US-9 N for 2.2 miles and merge onto NY-73 W. Follow NY-73 W for approximately 25 miles. Just before the Lake Placid Olympic Ski Jumping Complex, turn right onto River Road. After approximately 1 mile turn left over the iron bridge crossing the river. Take an immediate right and follow the dirt road through the gate. After approximately .4 mile the dirt road will fork and you can go left up the hill to the house’s main entrance, or go right to a larger parking area (adjacent to a fenced pasture and garden and near a red guest house) to access trails or for large events with more than five cars.  Please do not drive past this area.  For a link to google maps directions click here

From Lake Placid:

From the Sunoco gas station follow NY-73 E for approximately 1.4 miles. Just after the Lake Placid Olympic Ski Jumping Complex turn left onto River Road. After approximately 1 of a mile turn left over the iron bridge crossing the river. Take an immediate right and follow the dirt road through the gate. After approximately .4 mile the dirt road will fork and you can go left up the hill to the house’s main entrance, or go right to a larger parking area (adjacent to a fenced pasture and garden and near a red guest house) to access trails or for large events with more than five cars. Please do not drive past this area. For a link to google maps directions click here

 

From Wilmington/Jay:

Follow NY-86 W for approximately 9 miles. Turn left onto River Road (before you reach Lake Placid), and follow River Road for approximately 3 miles. Turn right over the iron bridge crossing the river, and take an immediate right and follow the dirt road through the gate. After approximately .4 mile the dirt road will fork and you can go left up the hill to the house’s main entrance, or go right to a larger parking area (adjacent to a fenced pasture and garden and near a red guest house) to access trails or for large events with more than five cars. Please do not drive past this area. For a link to google maps directions click here