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Round Pond Trail

Size: Round Pond (46-acres), Fish Hook (15 acres)


Features: Kayak access, shaded trails, varied terrain, tidal flats, sunset views.


Be Aware:  

  • Foot traffic only
  • Stay on marked trails


Directions: From ferry, go left on Sands Road for 0.4 miles, then right on Old Harbor Road for 0.3 miles, then bearing slightly left onto North Haven Road for 2.3 miles, at which point you reach the junction of North Haven Road and Calderwood's Neck Road. 


Round Pond Trail – Bear left at this intersection (North Haven Road) and park in gravel pull-off 0.4 miles on the right.

Fish Hook Preserve – bear right at the intersection (Calderwood Neck Road) and park in gravel lot 1.1 miles on left.

Trails

Round Pond Trail – Excellent opportunities to see warblers and other forest songbirds, dramatic granite outcrops with pitch pine forests; in all, two loops totaling 1.2 miles of trail, almost all shaded.


Fish Hook Preserve – Short, shady trail through mixed forest to a mature grove of red pines atop Fish Hook, a steep-sided peninsula that juts into the Mill River. A great place to see eagles, ospreys, loons, kingfishers, and assorted wading birds; also excellent views of mussel beds and clam flats, tidal waterfall, and midsummer sunsets.