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NH-11 Parking - From downtown New London, head southeast on NH-114. Turn left on Seamans Road. At the four-way intersection, turn left on NH-11. Parking is available on the right across from the Elkins Cemetery after 0.8 miles.

Mountain Road Parking - From downtown New London, head southeast on NH-114. Turn left on Seamans Road. At the four-way intersection, turn left on NH-11. After 0.3 miles, turn right onto Shaker Street. Continue for one mile then turn left onto Mountain Road. Parking is available on the left after 0.4 miles. 

 

Description

The Esther Currier Wildlife Management Area at Low Plain is preserved for your enjoyment as a result of community cooperation, including the Ausbon Sergent Land Preservation Trust, the Elkins Fish & Game Club, the New London Conservation Commission, and the NH Fish & Game Department. A self guided trail map with notes is available here and at the NH-11 entrance. Winter travel by snowshoes or cross country skis is popular. 

The main trail is named the Davis Path. It is a gated gravel road that runs between Route 11 and Mountain Road. Side trails go to an overlook and to observation blinds along the edge of an active Beaver Pond. A quaking bog may be viewed from a boardwalk on the trail to the Marsh Point blind (which may not passable at high water). A high water bridge, built by Elkins Fish and Game Club, takes visitors over the waters that flood a portion of Davis Path during Spring thaw. A geological exhibit (boulder collection) and a salamander pool are visible from the Davis Path. The Davis Path is 1.13 miles in length (one way). The Conservation Commission has also developed a Forestry Management Cover Map and Forestry Plan for the Low Plain area. 

Trail Manager

More information is available on the New London Conservation Commission website. For inquiries about this trail, please contact:

New London Conservation Commission
New London Town Offices
375 Main Street
New London, NH 03257
nl_nhcc@yahoo.com

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