Cross Cushing Nature Preserve
The Cross Cushing Preserve comprises about 31 acres that nearly spans the width of the Cushing peninsula. In 2011, a group of 85 local residents donated the funds to purchase the property to establish a public hiking opportunity and the first public access to the Georges River for the town. The property is mostly woodland on the west side of Pleasant Point Road, with typical shoreland habitat on the riverfront portion of land.
There is a small parking lot on the west side of Pleasant Point Road, about 2.9 miles south of the intersection with River Road (try using 120 Pleasant Point Road in your GPS). The trail is approximately 1.5 miles long and extends to the Meduncook River.