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Platt Farm Preserve

465 Flood Bridge Road
Southbury, CT 06488
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This spectacular 109.8-acre preserve, located on the Scenic Designated Flood Bridge Road, was purchased from Willis and Lillian Platt in 2000. This historic farm offers scenic vistas, vast meadows, a traprock ridge, and 2,000 feet of frontage along the Pomperaug River. Its variety of habitats is ideal for hiking, nature study, fishing, birding and picnicking.

Owned and managed by the Southbury Land Trust. More info at 203-264-4441, or


Properties are open from sunrise to sunset. Please stay on designated trails. Pets must be leashed at all times. No dumping, littering, smoking, fires, swimming, hunting, or trapping. No motorized vehicles allowed. Camping permitted only with written permission of SLT. Help keep the preserves clean, carry in - carry out. Details on Southbury Land Trust's website.


Dogs allowed icon Dogs Allowed (on leash)  Nature Trails icon Nature Trails


For the current hiking map, please visit the Southbury Land Trust's website.

GIS Map - click on the map or the link to view the park on our GIS System. Once there, make sure to select Recreation Trails and/or Open Space in the Map Layer menu in the top right corner.


GIS map of Platt Farm Preserve


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