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   4. NORTON FIELDS PRESERVE

Size
20.5 acres                                               

Description
Top-grade soils and a flat terrain have made the Katama great plains attractive to farmers for centuries. A portion of this property is currentlyused as a cornfield.

Uses
Farming, scenic vista.

Access
Park on the shoulder of the Herring Creek Road 0.4 miles past its split with the Katama Road.

Historical Highlights

 

  • the 12 acres on the east side of Herring Creek Road were once run as a chicken farm — 8000 to 10000 pullets spent the summers in little huts across the preserve.

Trail / Property Map

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Features

 

biking