Reed Road Bird Refuge

Location: Town of Chili, Monroe County

Size: 131 acres

Description: Mature wooded wetland. Excellent migratory and nesting bird habitat.

Public Access: No marked trails. Property can be very wet in the spring.

Photos by Roger Cass and Genesee Land Trust staff

History: Originally acquired by Bird Refuges Inc. in 1949, 111 acres of this property was transferred to Genesee Land Trust for permanent protection in 2002. A 20-acre contiguous parcel was also transferred from Burroughs Audubon Nature Club at that time.

Getting There

Driving Directions: The Preserve is on Reed Rd, between Ballantyne and Morgan Roads. Follow Rte 383 south from Rochester. Turn east on Morgan Rd (Co Rd 133), then turn north on Reed Rd. Park on the side of Reed Rd. Parking is very limited.

Approximate Address of Roadside Parking: 1200 Reed Road, Scottsville

GPS Coordinates: 43.0613,-77.747884