George and Margaret Hemphill Woods

The Hemphill Preserve rests on both sides of Old Canterbury Road in Hampton. Located in the Burnham Brook drainage basin, the Preserve consists of two parcels that once formed an 18th century farmstead. The original homestead still stands on the east parcel, facing the stone ruins of an outbuilding on the west parcel. The center… Read more »

Warren Stone Preserve

The Warren Stone Preserve forms an important part of a local watershed that is dominated by the Cedar Swamp Brook, a feeder to the Little River that feeds into the Shetucket River. To the north of Route 6 in Hampton, this brook rises as a wetland in the Goodwin State Forest, and it widens into… Read more »

H. E. Preston Nature Sanctuary

The property was the gift of Ellen D. Preston and was named in memory of her late husband. After the Ashford Oak, this property was the first major acquisition for Joshua’s Trust outside of Mansfield. A loop trail more than a mile long passes through two open fields, farm lands that have reverted to woods… Read more »

Fuller Preserve

The Fuller Preserve, within 300 feet of the H. E. Preston Sanctuary, is located near the Little River on a hill behind private dwellings in Hampton, CT. This preserve has attractive wooded land marked with old stone walls. Location: In Hampton, about 500 feet north of the junction of Pomfret Road (Rte. 97) and Hemlock… Read more »