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Pigeon Swamp Preserve

Joshua’s Trust Land Trust

135 acres in Lebanon, CT

Parking: Small pull-off at 181 Babcock Hill Rd and a larger lot at the end of Pigeon Swamp Rd

Trail Map


Pigeon Swamp has three miles of trails, shoreline along Big Pond, and rich history.  This property is a great spot to hike.  It is named for the passenger pigeons who roosted here before extinction.

History:

It is the site of a former grist mill.  The foundations and sluiceway can still be seen along the stream leading to Big Pond.  The foundation of a former owner is along the red spur trail.


Links:

WFSB – History and Nature Beckons Along Lebanon Trail

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Joshua’s Trust Land Trust

135 acres in Lebanon, CT

Parking: Small pull-off at 181 Babcock Hill Rd and a larger lot at the end of Pigeon Swamp Rd

Trail Map


Pigeon Swamp has three miles of trails, shoreline along Big Pond, and rich history.  This property is a great spot to hike.  It is named for the passenger pigeons who roosted here before extinction.

History:

It is the site of a former grist mill.  The foundations and sluiceway can still be seen along the stream leading to Big Pond.  The foundation of a former owner is along the red spur trail.


Links:

WFSB – History and Nature Beckons Along Lebanon Trail

The information shown here is for general reference purposes only. exploreCT.org gives no warranty, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy or reliability of this data. Parking in all areas, whether designated here or not, is at your own risk. exploreCT.org is not responsible for any damage or loss to vehicles or contents.