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Tillinghast Pond Loop

The trail circles Tillinghast Pond, with spectacular, long views across the water.
Rating: 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 2.3 miles
Duration: 1-3 hours
Family Friendly

Overview :  The white-blazed Tillinghast Pond Loop alternates between forest and field, with a half-dozen or more spots to pause and look out over... more »

Tips:  The house visible from the trail in the area of the hayfields is not part of the management area; please respect our neighbor's... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Beaver Dam

Tillinghast Pond was created by a dam in the 1800s, but today the water level is regulated by the local beavers.

2. Howard's Rest

This is site is dedicated in memory of Howard White Murre, a kind man who loved sharing nature with others.

3. Observation Platform

A platform and bench provide a great spot to have a snack, or just count the dragonflies.

4. Pond Overlook

A spur trail leads to a broad view of Tillinghast Pond. Take a seat on the log and enjoy the show.