Milo Light Preserve

An old rock foundation in the Milo Light Preserve in Montville on Wednesday, June 8, 2016.
An old rock foundation in the Milo Light Preserve in Montville on Wednesday, June 8, 2016.

About Milo Light Preserve
Town: Montville
Directions: Take exit 11 off I-395 go west on Route 82. After five miles, turn right on Rout 163 and take your second right on Herschler Rd. The trailhead is on the right after the church.
Where to Park: There is room for one car in the grass at the trailhead.
Description: A trail approximately one mile through the forest and past the foundation of an old homestead. Other side trails may have vanished in the woods.
Regulations: To maintain the ecological integrity of the preserve, the following activities are not allowed: collection of plant or animal specimens, camping, fires, fishing, hunting, bicycling, and use of motorized vehicles. Pets are not allowed on Nature Conservancy preserves.
Amenities: None.
Natural Features: Mixed hardwood forest and wetlands along the edge of Trading Cove Brook.
Fees: None.
Owned by: The Nature Conservancy
More information: See Susan D. Cooley’s 1982 book “Country Walks in Connecticut.”

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