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Open Space in Old Lyme
Ames Family Open Space
The 195-acre Ames Family Open Space may be accessed from Evergreen Trail (via Boggy Hole Road).
The 105-acre Bartholomew Open Space property is located just north of the railroad overpass on Buttonball Road.
The 65-acre Champlain Farm North Open Space is accessible by way of Wyckford Lane off US Route 1 (the Boston Post Road) just north of the I-95 interchange and the Old Lyme Inn.
There are two main entrances to the 204-acre Champlain Farm South open space – at the cul-de-sac at the end of Meetinghouse Lane and at the end of Library Lane.
A tiny parcel called Lords Wood B provides access to the 185 acre Lay-Allen Preserve owned by The Old Lyme Land Trust.
Ferry Landing Wildlife Refuge
As part of its mission to preserve and share our community’s natural lands, the Old Lyme Open Space Commission is undertaking its first habitat restoration project on the Town’s “Ferry Landing” property on Ferry Road, at the mouth of the Connecticut River.
The Open Space Commission employs Land Stewards to assist in managing town owned open space and privately held lands that have a conservation easement in favor of the town.
McCulloch Family Open Space
The Town of Old Lyme completed its purchase of 312 acres from David McCulloch/the Jean A. McCulloch Farm LLC in 2019, and the McCulloch Family Open Space opened to the public on National Trails Day, June 6, 2020.
Nature in Open Space
Learn about local animals, endangered species, and other interesting things in nature.
Upper Three Mile River Open Space
View a map of the Upper Three Mile River Open Space preserve.