Installing a deer fence is a good way to prevent deer from eating the seedlings that will become your future forest. Deer fence demonstrations are places you can go to check out different types of deer fences.
From the parking lot, there is one exclosure behind the Armstrong House, and another along the Blue Trail.
There are three small enclosures within 300 feet of the parking lot, off the right side of the gravel road.
This fence is located on private property in Margaretville, NY. Viewing is available by appointment only. To request a visit contact The Catskill Forest Association at (845) 856-3054 and one of their specialists will give you a guide of the fence and answer any questions you may have.
Take a left at the fork in the yellow trail. After a 5 minute walk, the fence is near the field that will be on your left.
Starting at the kiosk, take the road to the yellow trail and continue straight onto the red trail. When the trail forks, keep left to move onto the green trail. The exclosure will be on the right.
Park at the Kiosk on the West side of Hanover Street. The fence is at the extreme southwest corner of the property along the right side of the trail.
From the parking lot walk about 1/4 mile down the trail to the kiosk. There may be maps in a mailbox near the beginning of the trail. From the kiosk, take the trail to the right, identified on maps as Maple Lane. Go about 200 yards and the deer exclosure is on the left.
Park in the main lot. The fence starts at the edge of the parking lot, and it surrounds most of the property, totaling over 30 acres. The fence encompasses numerous gardens and buildings on very well maintained grounds, and is a good example of fencing type than of forest regeneration in an exclosure.
At the end of Woodmill Road (a residential neighborhood), a 3-5 minute walk from the trailhead on the left side of the trail. The exclosure is about 50ft from the trail.