Avalonia Land Conservancy

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The Avalonia Land Conservancy is one of the largest land trusts in Connecticut preserving 4000 acres in the southeastern part of the state within the towns of Griswold, Groton, Ledyard, North Stonington, Preston, and Stonington.

Founded in 1968.

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Alphabetical List

By Town

  • Griswold
    • Tri-Town Forest -★★★- 3 miles – Rugged terrain, a quarry, an old homestead, and a tri-town marker
  • Groton
    • Moore Woodlands – Unexplored
    • Town’s End – Unexplored
  • Ledyard
  • North Stonington
    • Babcock Ridge – Unexplored
    • Benedict Benson Preserve – Unexplored
    • Erisman Woodlands – Unexplored
    • Mitchell Preserve and Reed Woodlands – Unexplored
    • Shunock Brook Preserve – Unexplored
    • Tefftweald at Birchenturn – Unexplored
    • Tri-Town Forest -★★★- 3 miles – Rugged terrain, an old homestead, and a tri-town marker
    • Yannatos Preserve – Unexplored
  • Preston
  • Stonington
    • Fennerswood Preserve – Unexplored
    • Knox Family Farm Preserve – Unexplored
    • Knox Preserve – Unexplored
    • Dodge Paddock and Beal Preserve – Unexplored
    • Hoffmann Evergreen Preserve -★★★- 3 miles – Recent timber harvest has altered the forest here since my last visit
    • Marcia Woolworth Porter Preserve – Unexplored
    • Paffard Woods – Unexplored
    • Pequotsepos Brook Preserve – Unexplored
    • Perry Natural Area – Unexplored
    • Ram Point (water access) – Unexplored
    • Sandy Point (water access) – Unexplored
    • Simmons Preserve – Unexplored
    • Wequetequock Cove Preserve – Unexplored
    • White Cedar Swamp & Deans Mill Preserve – Unexplored
    • Woodlot Sanctuary – Unexplored

Hoffman Preserve

★★★☆☆

41.422972, -71.932000

Hoffman Evergreen Preserve Avalonia Land Trust 199 acres in Stonington, CT Parking: Small lot near 532-632 CT-201, Stonington, CT Trail Map         Trails: 3 miles …

Tefftweald at Birchenturn

Unexplored

41.470793, -71.846749

Tefftweald at Birchenturn Avalonia Land Conservancy 76.8 acres in North Stonington, CT Parking: Down the lane near 281 Grindstone Hill Rd, North Stonington, CT Trail Map       …

Avery Preserve

★★☆☆☆

41.454064, -72.046999

Avery Preserve Avalonia Land Conservancy 101.4 acres in Ledyard, CT Parking: Small lot near 55-35 Avery Hill Rd, Ledyard, CT Trail Map.        Trails: 1.5 miles   …

Barrett Preserve

Unexplored

41.419166, -72.065493

Barrett Preserve Avalonia Land Conservancy 71.7 acres in Ledyard, CT Parking: Shoulder parking near 906 Long Cove Rd Gales Ferry, CT Trail Map           Trails: Less…

Preston Nature Preserve

Unexplored

41.535414, -71.976864

Preston Nature Preserve Avalonia Land Conservancy 55.7 acres in Preston, CT Parking: Shoulder parking near 29 Krug Rd, Preston, CT Trail Map        Trails: 0.5 miles   …

Shunock Brook Preserve

Unexplored

41.440351, -71.867504

Shunock Brook Preserve Avalonia Land Conservancy 113.12 acres in North Stonington, CT Parking: Shoulder parking near 71 Babcock Rd North Stonington, CT Trail Map       Trails: 1.5 miles …

TriTown Forest

★★★☆☆

41.520461, -71.900346

TriTown Forest Preserve Avalonia Land Conservancy 527.23 acres in North Stonington, Preston, and Griswold, CT Parking: Small lot near 87 Miller Rd, North Stonington, CT Trail Map          Trails: 9… Read more…

Pine Swamp Wildlife Corridor

★★☆☆☆

113 Whalehead Drive, Ledyard, Gales Ferry, CT, USA

Pine Swamp Wildlife Corridor Avalonia Land Conservancy 322 acres in Ledyard, CT Parking: Small pull-off near 113 Whalehead Drive, Ledyard, CT Trail Map           Trails:…