[CT Birds] Glastonbury Meadows

Nick Bonomo nbonomo at gmail.com
Tue Sep 29 18:50:06 EDT 2009


So are Glastonbury Meadows and Rocky Hill Meadows the same place?

Nick Bonomo
Orange, CT

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
> Coventry
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