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Exploring the Eightmile

Published 07/03/2008 12:00 AM
Updated 03/10/2010 03:04 PM

Notes:

1. Dogs permitted on leashes in most areas, except Nature Conservancy properties.

2. Additional areas for hiking in the Eightmile watershed: Eno Preserve, Mount Archer Woods and Pickwick's Preserve, south side of Mt. Archer Road, Lyme.

Gillette Castle State Park, 67 River Road, East Haddam.

Honey Hill Preserve, Clark Hill Road, Lyme.

Selden Neck State Park, Connecticut River at Selden Creek. (accessible only by boat)

Sheepskin Hollow Preserve, Sheepskin Hollow Road, East Haddam.

Selden Creek Preserve & The Ravine Trail, Joshuatown Road, Lyme.

Roaring Brook Preserve, Lyme

Plimpton Preserve, Sterling City Road, Lyme.

Darling Road and Winslow preserves, off Darling Road near bridge over the Eightmile, Salem.

Zemko Pond Wildlife Management Area, Round Hill Road, Salem.

3. Check the following Web sites for more information about these areas. Maps available for some of the sites.

www.eightmileriver.org

www.ct.gov/dep

www.ehlt.org

www.lymelandtrust.org

www.nature.org/wherewework/northamerica/states/connecticut

www.salemlandtrust.org