Disc Golf at the Thomas H. Burbine Memorial Forest:

Montgomery County’s First Disc Golf Course is maintained by Mark Hay and a dedicated group of volunteers,  The course is drawing disc golf enthusiasts from the Mohawk Valley and Capital Region, and will host its first professional tournament in October.

Disc golf  is a sport that enables people to get outside, spend time with other people and exercise, all while social distancing. It’s accessible and free, requiring inexpensive discs but little else.

For more information, please visit: https://udisc.com/courses/burbine-forest-dgc-JU9P

About Burbine Forest:

During the great depression, many farmlands were abandoned and reverted back to state ownership.  Many times these lands were reforested by the Civilian Conservation Corps and are now state forests.

In 1930, Montgomery County purchased the piece of land that would become the Burbine Forest from the Fort Plain Bank to create a County forest.

The forest contains numerous tree species such as oaks, maples and pines, ample wildlife and a wetland. Wildlife includes deer and squirrels in the forest and turtles and bass in the pond. The Burbine Forest is an ideal location for bird watching.

The maintained mile long trail is a loop featuring trail signage and 30 foot bridge over the pond spillway.  Onsite parking is available.

Outdoor activities including hunting, hiking, camping, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and fishing. Close to Charleston State Forest.