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View of footbridge along hiking trail at Long Wharf Nature Preserve, New Haven
View of footbridge along hiking trail at Long Wharf Nature Preserve, New Haven
Well-worn unimproved trails with many educational placards along the way, Long Wharf Nature Preserve is a secret garden, next to Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park. Power walk and learn about the Sound at the same time. Or, better yet, just meander around the trails and enjoy being this close to the water. Unrestricted views of the harbor, pleasant breezes and the gentle hum of an interstate highway as white noise in the background. Well worth a family visit for its educational value alone. This site is easy to miss, but worth the visit. This site is easy to miss, but worth the visit.

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 Location
View interactive map of Long Wharf Nature Preserve Long Wharf Drive
New Haven, Connecticut
 Fees
None
 Directions
From the East: Take I-95 South to exit 46, which is the Sargent Drive exit to Long Wharf Drive. Turn left onto Sargent Drive. Turn left onto Long Wharf Drive. Long Wharf Nature Preserve will be located on your right.
address
From the West: Take I-95 North to exit 46 to Sargent Drive. Turn right on Long Wharf Drive. Long Wharf Nature Preserve will be located on your right.
 Parking
Parking Lot
 Accessibility
Parts of the site offering views of the water are wheelchair accessible. Some facilities/uses listed may not be fully accessible to the mobility-impaired.
 Site Contact Information
Website -New Haven Land Trust
Address -205 Whitney Avenue, 1st Floor
 New Haven, CT 06511
 Facilities
Handicapped AccessHandicapped Access
 Activities
Bird and WildlifeBird and Wildlife
CrabbingCrabbing
FishingFishing
TrailsTrails
WalkwaysWalkways
 Environment
Harbor SettingHarbor Setting
Intertidal FlatIntertidal Flat
Sandy BeachSandy Beach
Tidal WetlandTidal Wetland

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