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View from Poquetanuck Cove Preserve, Ledyard
View from Poquetanuck Cove Preserve, Ledyard
A mile long hiking trail leading to a secluded Cove on the Thames River makes this site unique in the highly developed lower Thames River basin.  The Cove's brackish to freshwater marshes provide regionally-signficant fish and wildlife habitat.  Please do not disturb birds nesting or feeding within this near pristine cove.

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 Location
View interactive map of Poquetanuck Cove Reserve Avery Hill Road
Ledyard, Connecticut
 Fees
None
 Directions
From the East: Take I-95 South to Exit 86. At the end of the exit ramp, turn right onto Route 12 and continue 6.8 miles. Next, turn right onto Route 214/Stoddards Wharf Road and continue 1.1 mile. Then, turn left onto Avery Hill Road and follow 1.8 miles. The entrance to the Poquetanuck Cove Preserve will be located on the left, directly across the street from 190 Avery Hill Road (a private residence).
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From the West: Take I-95 North to Exit 86 (Route 184 and Route 12 Exit). Proceed a short distance once off I-95 and take the first exit. At the end of the Route 184 exit ramp, turn right onto Route 12, and continue 6.7 miles. Next, turn right onto Route 214/Stoddards Wharf Road and continue 1.1 miles. Then, turn left onto Avery Hill Road and follow 1.8 miles. The entrance to the Poquetanuck Cove Preserve will be located on the left, directly across the street from 190 Avery Hill Road (a private residence).
 Parking
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 Site Contact Information
Website -The Nature Conservancy
Address -55 High Street
 Middletown, CT 06457-3788
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