The Cheshire Land Trust Governing Board meets the third Thursday of each month at the Cheshire Chamber of Commerce office located at 195 S Main St. #2, Cheshire, CT 06410. If you would like to attend, contact us.

Cheshire Land Trust, P.O.Box 781, Cheshire, CT 06410

CLT is an all-volunteer, private 501(c) 3 non-profit organization committed to conservation. We are not affiliated with the town of Cheshire. We do not receive taxpayer monies. Our organization is wholly funded by our membership.

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Phone: 203-806-0258

CheshireLandTrust@gmail.com

Clark Trail

Property Name:

Clark Trail

Donor:

Edward & Jane Clark

1980

Acquisition Date:

Acreage:

1

Location:

Bethany Mountain Rd

Habitat:

Ridge top forests, dense stands of hardwoods (beech, red oak, white oak, sugar maple, black cherry, hemlock, white pine, mountain laurel), rocky outcrops reveal beautiful vistas to the north, south and east

Wildlife includes bobcat and black bear and occasional moose.

Property abuts Quinnipiac (Blue) Trail on Prospect Ridge.

CLT's Clark Blue Trail Easement ensures a route for the CFPA's Quinnipiac Blue Trail through what is now a portion of the Naugatuck State Forest north of Bethany Mountain Road.  The Clark Easement also assisted with the long range goal of protecting the entirety of Prospect Ridge.