Woods & Swale Trail
44.198686, -73.432875
Sherman Road, Westport
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The Woods and Swale Trail gently goes up and down through an old forest, then it continues through a pine plantation, skirts the wet swale, and traverses the side of a hill to the north trailhead on Sherman Road. Return via the trail or road.

How to get there

From Essex, follow Lake Shore Road south for about 12.5 miles to the intersection with Sherman Road, where you'll see the trailhead. 

Key statistics

  • Distance: 2 miles out and back
  • Elevation: Roughly 300 feet
A few horses by a silo in the winter
A few horses by a silo in the winter


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