April 2018

Support needed for the Pavilion Project at Ferncliff Forest


The Board of Directors of Ferncliff Forest announces the start of The Pavilion Capital Campaign to raise the $70,000 to build a 20 X 40 Pavilion on the east side of the Ferncliff Forest Pond. As you know, the Forest is entrely funded by donations. We have no employees, just volunteers. Please donate what you can by sending a check to Ferncliff Forest, PO Box 1, Rhinebeck, NY 12572. You can also donate on our Facebook page. All donation are tax deductible. Thank you.


The forest is open to the public year-round - Looking for our camping application?  the link is above.



We added a new trail map to the site.

The History of Ferncliff Forest - View this video by Knick Staley at the Rhinebeck Historical Society RHS

On behalf of the Board of Directors of Ferncliff Forest Inc, a not for profit 501C3 corporation, that does not receive any government funding, I would like to thank the hundreds of contributors that donated the make our $25,000 challenge Grant successful.Ferncliff Forest has no employees and 100% of your donation go to benefit the Forest. Thanks to all of you, we will receive another $25,000 from the Frost Memorial Fund. The Board would also like to extend our gratitude to the Frost Memorial Fund Trustees and their staff for this wonderful grant. We now will be able to finish the disposal area into another beautiful area in our Forest. Ranger Staley


Camping permits applications are available here at the web site. Please click link here or on the menu above.