Marcuse Wetland Preserve

VLT's Newest Trail!

Size: 45 acres, approximately 15 acres of which is wetland.

Trails: 0.6 mile Loop Trail, with 0.2 mile Spur across wetland.


Forested trails with benches at scenic overlooks of wetlands, timber bridging providing access to center of wetland, remnants of a very early homestead.

Be Aware: 

  • Foot traffic only
  • Poison ivy in Preserve, but none near trails
  • Hunters may be present during hunting season


From the ferry, go left on Sands Rd. for 0.4 miles, then right on Old Harbor Rd. for .03 miles, then bearing slightly left onto North Haven Rd. for 2.5 miles. Bear left at the intersection with Calderwood Neck Rd., staying on North Haven Rd. for another 1.8 miles. Parking for the Marcuse Wetland Preserve is on the left, at the foot of a steep hill just beyond the windmills.