!!UPDATE!! North Stonington – Nature Walk – June Trails Day 2020 is now a “Do It Youself” walk. Due to fears of transmitting COVID19 to others there will be no formal hike. You may walk the trails during normal daylight hours.
As part of Connecticut Forest & Park’s CT Trails Day, the North Stonington Citizens Land Alliance is hosting a Nature Walk on its 31 acre Samuel Cote Preserve on Clarks Falls Rd. in North Stonington, CT. The details can be found below and also in the CT Forest & Park brochure, found at libraries in various towns.
Hayfield in autumn-Samuel Cote Preserve
Laneway to Trails
Hay and Corn fields at Samuel Cote Preserve-late summer
Spalding Pond-viewpoint off River Road Trail
DETAILS OF WALK
Samuel Cote Preserve, North Stonington CT
Anytime during Daylight Hours
The Samuel Cote Preserve is open to the public during daylight hours year round.
Enter the driveway at 32 Clarks Falls Rd. and proceed to the Parking Area on the left, past the stonewall. Enjoy a walk through this lovely preserve where we will see a pine forest, hayfields and cornfields and the shore along Spalding Pond. This is a great walk for families with small children, birders and those who want a peaceful day outdoors.
There are no leaders this year – just follow the Trail signs and blazes.
It’s a loop trail from the laneway, left onto Trail#1; right onto River Road- 3 offshoot trails lead to water’s edge. Back on River Road turn left to Trail#2 which takes you back to the Laneway and parking.
Land Alliance email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Total Distance : about 1.0 mile
parking: Drive down the laneway at 32 Clarks Falls Rd. North Stonington CT 06359 Drive past the hayfield and stonewall. Parking is on the left.