(photo courtesy of Beth Sullivan)

Town: Stonington
Year Preserved:
1988
Acres: 44
Lat.: 41°22’03.4
Long.: 71°57’04.2″
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Part of a trail system and larger greenway of additional lands held by the Denison Society and the Pequotsepos Nature Center. It can be accessed from Maritime Drive or by walking in from the trail heads on Mistuxet Ave. or entrance by West Marine store. This property protects the Pequotsepos Brook and contains an old quarry and historic stone bridges.

East of Maritime Drive, Mystic. Access from Maritime Drive across from Monsanto (Dekalb) parking area and from end of Pequotsepos Center Rd. Access to entire system trail head from Aquarium overflow parking area on Maritime Drive (6 reserved parking spaces on NE corner of lot).

Upland hardwood forest, small fields with succession cedars, small wetland pockets, vernal pools; stone walls and stone bridges crossing brook. Denison-Pequotsepos Nature Center’s Stone Bridges Trail connects the Aquarium auxiliary parking lot with Denison Homestead through this preserve.