Posted on October 21, 2014 and last updated on October 04, 2017

Jones Brook Area, St. George

QUICK TRAIL FACTS

  • Preserve Size: Not sure
  • Trail Mileage: ~3 miles in network
  • Pets: yes
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Sights: Fort Point

The best part of this walk is the tip around Fort Point. The former 1809 fort now just looks like a raised berm, but it sits on a wide-open, grassy point with views up and down Georges River. To get here, you can walk either .6 mile from Route 131, or start farther away, from Kinney Woods Road and the Town Forest Loop Trail. The longer 2-mile trail, maintained by Georges River Land Trust, is mostly wooded, and takes you past a creek and, briefly, by a marsh. The trail is closed to walkers during hunting season.

Directions: The Kinney Woods trailhead is on Kinney Woods Road, .7 miles east of its intersection with Route 131. The Wiley’s Corner trailhead is located at the intersection of Wiley’s Corner Road and Route 131, five miles south of the intersection of Routes 1 and 131 in Thomaston.

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Let me know if you have any trail updates or corrections!