Featuring a diverse range of wildlife habitat including woods and wetlands, Conwell’s 2.5 miles of trails visit tranquil Conwell Pond, Eagle Nest Ridge, Jackson Swamp, and more. Keep an eye out for special surprises like old farm features, mink tracks, and beaver activity. Maintained trails are blazed in red and blue.
Seasonal hunting is permitted on the property subject to all state and town laws. Please take precautions while hiking.
The entire 175-acre property is open to the public following property guidelines.
- Dogs must be kept on a leash when others are near. Owners must remove pet waste from the property.
- Hunting is permitted subject to all state and town laws.
- No camping or fires.
- No motorized vehicles.
- Please respect the privacy of our neighbors and remain on HLT land.
To access the property’s trails from the parking area, walk north on the shoulder of Route 112 (staying on the east side of the road) and enter the woods to your right just across the bridge over the Little River (see image). The Damway trail crosses a small stream and climbs over a modest hill before intersecting an old cart road. The Damway, Two Ponds Trail, and Eagle Nest Ridge Trail are blazed in red, and spur trails to Jackson Swamp and the top of Eagle Nest Ridge are blazed in blue. Unmaintained trails are not blazed so please follow the red and blue blazes and bring a copy of the map with you.
Note that there are no rest rooms or other facilities at this location.
Parking & Directions
The parking area is on the east side of Route 112 just south of the 9.5 mile marker, and south of Higgins Road (note there is not a street sign). Route 112 crosses over the Little River just north of the parking area. Look for a break in the guardrail and a short, gravel driveway into the woods (see image). Use Google maps coordinates below for precise location.
Travelling Southbound on Route 112: The parking area is approximately 5 miles south of Route 143. Look for the break in the guardrail on the lefthand side of the road just after you pass Higgins Road (note there is not a street sign) on the right.
Travelling Northbound on Route 112: The parking area is approximately 0.5 miles north of the intersection with Ireland Street and Thrasher Hill Road, at a break in the guardrail just before Route 112 crosses over the Little River.
Coordinates: 42.347512, -72.897667