[CT Birds] Glastonbury Meadows
nbonomo at gmail.com
Tue Sep 29 18:50:06 EDT 2009
So are Glastonbury Meadows and Rocky Hill Meadows the same place?
On Tue, Sep 29, 2009 at 6:44 PM, <Mntnhawke at aol.com> wrote:
> The easiest way for you to get to the meadows from East Hampton is to go to
> Hartford and take I-91 south. Take exit 24 (Google says that's Rt 99) the
> Silas Deane Highway, and go south. Look for signs for Rt 160 and the
> Rocky Hill Ferry (on the left). Follow that road to the ferry entrance and
> continue on by it. In a 100 yards or so you will go through an open gate
> and onto a dirt road. You are now entering the Meadows. Once you come out
> of the wooded area birds can be seen in any of the fields at times, but the
> shore birds are usually seen in the fields that face the river. Keep going
> until you have to take a hard right and you will be on that road. Watch
> out for trucks and equipment and close your windows when something goes by
> you because of the dust.
> For those who may want to go there from the south you can follow the
> directions above or take exit 23 off of I-91 and follow the signs for the
> ferry. When you get to the Silas Deane, turn left and look for the ferry
> signs/Rt 160 on the right.
> Don Morgan
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