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June 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Nature Walk: Discover the Flora & Fauna Along the Artists’ Trail

with Judy Preston, Local Naturalist

Join us for an afternoon walk along the Florence Griswold Museum’s new Artists’ Trail in Old Lyme to celebrate National Trails Day. This will be a two-hour interpretive walk through the micro environments of the Trail including its River Walk, Hedgerow Walk, and Woodland Walk. Preston will share information about the flora and fauna of these reclaimed areas of the Museum’s 12-acre campus as well as the larger context of the site in the lower Connecticut River estuary region. Tour will begin walking along the banks of the Lieutenant River with a view of the salt marsh, and continue along the old farm road that leads to Lyme Street and into a newly planted woodland.

Please wear appropriate shoes for walking along the Trail. Trail is wheelchair accessible. No dogs, please.

Registration is required. Please click here to sign up! 

Rain Date: June 7

Photo by Ian Dobbins


June 6
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Florence Griswold
(860) 434-5542


Florence Griswold Museum
96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States