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Selden Creek Preserve is a 1.7 mile loop trail located near Old Lyme, Connecticut that offers the chance to see wildlife. The trail is good for all skill levels and is primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and bird watching. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 1.7 mi Elevation gain 275 ft Route type Loop

Dogs on leash

Kid friendly

Hiking

Walking

Bird watching

Running

Forest

Wildlife

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John Moffat
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Hiking

Great Moderate to Easy hike, easy gradual dirt trails, no rock scrambles. Nice lookout area at the end of the white trail.

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Abby Ruth Terreri
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HikingMuddy

Beautiful. The trails are super easy to follow. Note that there is an additional orange trail that connects the two overlook areas.

Edward Ricupero
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Hiking

Beautiful trail! Beautiful views! Great trail with some slight inclines to get your blood moving. Blown down trees add to the landscape. There is a beautiful overlook to the creek. I will definitely be back.

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Gil Morton
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HikingBlowdownFloodedMuddy

Beautiful views of Selden Creek. Some recent storms have knocked down some trees on the trail. Recommend.

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Kyle S.
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Hiking

Saw a bald eagle. This trail is epic.

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Karl Kohler
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Hiking

Had a small park area off Joshuatown Road. The trail was well marked, they must have had major winds a few years ago , lots of downed trees in all directions (tornado-ish). nice hike

Ashley S. Notch
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Hiking

Nice and easy. Great view. Super peaceful.

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Sheamus Welsh
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HikingBugsMuddy

There is not a parking lot, but an area of the road big enough to pull over in which is fine. The trails are marked well. I did end up going down some bits of trail that ended up not being a part of any trail that was on the map by accident. There are several muddy sections with LOTS of bugs. Very easy, took me 30 min to complete the blue-white trail. Dogs are allowed on leash but be advised there is a big sign about coyotes in the woods (I live in this area and have lost my cat to coyotes, and see them around in spring-summer enough that personally I would not suggest bringing a dog with you for this trail. If you want to hike in this area but are nervous about the coyotes a small blow horn is a must have with you, it scares them away.

Danicee Butcka
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Walking

Easy walk with my dog. Muddy in some spots so wear hiking boots.

Charles T.
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Beautiful, easy, nice overlook

Russell Sharp
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Kelly otero
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Nicole Christine
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Marc B.
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Cheryl Holley
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Katelyn Falbo
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Richard E Boardman
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Mantis Toboggan
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Sara Donovan
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Sara Donovan
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Kyle S.
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Greg Pineau
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Gregory Stroud
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Casey Costa
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Dave K
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Nick Sapia
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Jere Jordan
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