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Pleasant Point Nature Preserve

The Pleasant Point Nature Preserve is a hidden gem at the southern tip of our watershed. It boasts closely packed balsam fir, exposed ledge flush with lichen, and a wetland boardwalk in a forest of mossy knolls.

The trail is generally narrow with some roots and rocks that require stepping up. There are a few short rock ledges further into the preserve. 

From Route 1 in Thomaston, head south on Route 97 toward Cushing. Travel for 6.8 miles and turn left onto Salt Pond Road. (Ignore the first sign for Stone's Point Road. It is a loop that intersects with Pleasant Point Road twice. You will want the lower intersection.) Parking is available in a small, grassy area on the left on Stone's Point Road after the first hill. You will the kiosk beyond some bollards. 


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