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Wahaneeta Preserve
Moorehouse Road
, Westerly

 

Copyright Westerly Land Trust

This was formerly a Girl Scout camp, and the folks with the Westerly Land Trust have been working for some time to revive the old trail system as well as refurbish the lodge and other features like the great fireplaces. The 72-acres is primarily wooded wetlands, and includes a stream, pond, and meadow.

 

 

Length: 2.0 miles
Difficulty: easy for kids
Map: WahaneetaTrailMap 
Dogs: are welcome, so long as they are leashed and you clean up after them
You might want to bring: wildflower guide

Click here for an extensive list of guidelines for hiking with kids.
Click here to learn more about Wahaneeta Preserve.

Get directions or follow ours: From Route 1, turn north onto Dunns Corner Road. Take a right on Moorehouse Road after about 1.4 miles. The road is not fully paved. Pass the ball fields on your right and look for the entrance to the preserve on your left. Please park well within the preserve, about 400 feet down the driveway once you pass the Wahaneeta Preserve sign. There is absolutely no parking on the dirt road before you reach the sign as this is private property.

 

This Post Has 3 Comments
    1. There’s no number on Moorehouse Road for the preserve, but you can find directions here: https://goo.gl/maps/kdlGu or follow ours:
      From Route 1, turn north onto Dunns Corner Road. Take a right on Moorehouse Road after about 1.4 miles. The road is not fully paved. Pass the ball fields on your right and look for the entrance to the preserve on your left. Please park well within the preserve, about 400 feet down the driveway once you pass the Wahaneeta Preserve sign. There is absolutely no parking on the dirt road before you reach the sign as this is private property.

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