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Oswegatchie Hills

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Publication: TheDay.com

Published March 31. 2010 4:13PM   Updated May 02. 2013 3:05PM

Oswegatchie Hills

Town: East Lyme

Directions: From I-95, take Exit 74; right onto Route 161 south, follow for several miles until the entrance to Veterans Field, on your left (across from gas station). A nearby sign directs you to the trail entrance.

Where to Park: Park in the parking lot by the softball field.

Description: Several trails of various lengths, the longest of which is about 3 miles and moderately strenuous and hilly in spots.

Regulations: No motorized vehicles. Closed at sunset.

Amenities: None.

Natural Features: The preserve is largely comprised of two major rock ridges running north and south; between the ridges is the ravine gouged out by glaciers. Scenic views and wetlands throughout the area, including Clark Pond at the south entrance.

Fees: Free.

Good to know: Trails have been re-blazed recently. A new map can be found on the Friends Web site. There are five other entrances in addition to Veterans Field; consult Web site for locations

Owned by: Friend of the Oswegatchie Hills Nature Preserve

More information: http://www.oswhills.org/


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