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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


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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


Preserves are open from sunrise to sunset. Please stay on designated trails. Wear red or orange during hunting season. Bring a walking stick or pole as hiking aid and to move obstacles out of the way. No dumping, littering, smoking, fires, swimming, hunting, or trapping. No motorized vehicles allowed. Help keep the preserves clean, carry in, carry out. Pets must be leashed at all times. Please clean up after your pet. Details on Southbury Land Trust's website.


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