Our Preserves


The land trust currently protects about 700 acres of land in preserves and through property easements. Many preserves have marked hiking trails open to the public. 


Choose a preserve below to see detailed descriptions and trail maps for our public properties. The Preserve Overview Map gives an overview of the locations for all of our preserves.


Enjoy hiking at our preserves with trails:


Visit Town of East Haddam and The Nature Conservancy open-space areas with trails: 

Find our preserve trail maps on each preserve's page and at

Ballek's Garden Center in East Haddam.


EHLT contributed to the acquisition of the listed Town of East Haddam properties.


We also have preserves and easements without trails where access is not practical, or landowners maintain the use of the property.  Find out more about these properties.


Please note, hunting is not permitted on EHLT preserves, but during hunting season, please wear orange as a safety precaution.




About Us


East Haddam Land Trust preserves and protects land in perpetuity for the public benefit.  Since 1979, your donations have helped East Haddam Land Trust, a volunteer, non-profit land conservation corporation, preserve unique woodlands, fields, lakes, rivers and open spaces for the public benefit. East Haddam Land Trust is a 501(c)(3) organization.

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