Santanoni Farm

Walk to Santanoni Farm approx. 2 mi. round trip

The Santanoni Preserve is located to the north of State Route 28N in Newcomb, about 1/4 mi. west of the Town Hall. Signs lead to ample parking. Signs will lead to ample parking. In the summer the Gate Lodge is open and has a small history exhibit and gift shop. The Great Camp is a good hike on a well-maintained dirt road. In summer there is an interpretive intern at the camp most days who can give a very good historical and architectural tour. It is located on beautiful Newcomb Lake. Loons are a common sighting. The farm complex is a short 1 mile in and is currently undergoing restoration. A 0.7 mi. connector trail now joins with the AIC trail system. This trip is also a very popular bike ride. The Farm Complex map (PDF, 179 KB) consists of the ruins of a large dairy and horse barn lost in a tragic fire, as well as the stone dairy building, several houses, and ruins of many other buildings.