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Pequot Woods

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Publication: TheDay.com

Published September 30. 2010 4:00AM   Updated September 30. 2010 4:25PM
Judy Benson/The Day
This sign is at the entrance and parking area off Sandy Hollow Road.

Pequot Woods

Town: Groton

Directions: Take Interstate 95 to Exit 89, turn right onto Allyn Street, then take an immediate right onto Sandy Hollow Road. Sandy Hollow entrance is about a quarter mile on the left.

For Route 1 entrance, take I-95 to Exit 89, turn right on Allyn Street, turn right on Route 1. Entrance is on right about 0.6 mi.

Where to Park: There is a small dirt lot with parking for a few cars at each entrance.

Description: Pequot Woods encompasses 140 acres, with more than two miles of marked trails through woodlands and wetlands. Visitors will pass stone walls, streams and a pond with beaver dams and lodge.

Regulations: No motorized vehicles; dogs on a leash; no campfires.

Amenities: Several benches are located along the trails.

Natural Features: Beaver dams, ponds.

Fees: Free.

Things to note: Main trail sometimes floods and has to be rerouted when beaver dams have diverted water out of the ponds.

Owned by: Town of Groton

More information: http://www.grotonrec.com

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