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Blackledge Marsh Preserve

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The Blackledge Marsh Preserve is an easy short walk at the headwaters of the Blackledge River, featuring changing scenery with every season, wildlife, and wildflowers.
Trail Activity
Hiking Walking
0.6 miles, Network
Packed Earth/Dirt
Permitted on leash


The trails at Blackledge Marsh Preserve offer an easy, short walk along the headwaters of the Blackledge River.  Look for wildlife including beavers and many species of birds.  In spring, the air is filled with the calls of thousands of frogs.

Please respect private landowners along the trail and preserve. The Blackledge Marsh Preserve is a property of the Bolton Land Trust.

Other Information

Preserve is open from dawn to dusk.

Please do not block mailboxes or driveways when parking. 

Trail Manager

To learn more about the Bolton Land Trust visit their website or contact:

Bolton Land Trust
38 Maple Valley Road
Bolton, CT 06043
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Trail Tips

Respect Wildlife
Keep your pets under control at all times, to protect both them and wild animals, fragile environments, and the enjoyment of other visitors.

Trailhead Information

Access to the unblazed trail is from the trailhead at Cocconi Dr. or from Deming Rd. in Bolton, CT. There is a kiosk at the trailhead with a map and information.

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