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Platt Preserve


Quick Facts

Parcel Name: Platt Preserve

Address: 79-81 Milford Road

Size: 18.4 acres

Owner: Grafton Land Trust

Acquired: 1999

Conservation Restriction: No

Trails: Yes

Biking: Yes

Horseback Riding: Yes

Canoe Launch: No

Hunting: With Written Permission

Fishing: No

Camping: No

Swimming: No


Trail Description

Platt Preserve Northern Approach

The Platt Preserve can be hiked from either the northern or southern directions. Either way, the trail leads you through a wooded forest, across small streams, to see quarry rubble and other scenic forest sites. There is a rocky overlook above the larger, northern-most stream.  Also along the trail in the northern section, is a once-tall oak tree that was struck by lightning.  The trunk is still standing but was dramatically shattered by the lightning bolt.  Look on the Photo page to see a picture.

When visiting these parcels, please respect the posted regulations.
No motorized vehicles are allowed on Grafton Land Trust Properties or Conservation Restrictions!

It's currently Mud Season. Until it dries up, we ask that you please refrain from biking, horseback riding, or even walking, on muddy trails. Erosion caused by trail traffic during mud season causes irreparable damage, creating ruts and permanently exposing rocks and roots.
Please read this notice and watch this site for timely updates.

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trail map

Printing instructions

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Acrobat plug-in print button (on the lowest tool bar on the top border of the
browser window). Choose Page Scaling: Fit to Printer Margins and check
Auto-Rotate and Center.

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