Best River HikeAccessible by canoe or on foot, this 40-acre section of the Essex Land Trust features hardwood forests, ancient ledges, an 18th-century dam, and waterfront terrain, all detailed in the excellent trail guide and online maps. Listen for songbirds and waterfowl; then fetch bass, perch, or catfish with your fishing pole.
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