This former coastal farmland now welcomes visitors to a broad salt marsh and a dike path that leads to a loop trail around Eagle Island. If you visit during hunting season, please make sure that you wear bright colors and a bell! Hunting is permitted on this site during the Fall.
Trustees of the Reservations
Climb to the top of a 168-foot coastal promontory and from an open field enjoy panoramic views of the Great Marsh and New Hampshire’s Isles of Shoals.
Follow the trails to lower elevations to experience marsh-side pastureland adjacent to the Parker River.
This mix of salt marsh and coastal islands is perfect for kayakers and other boaters, who can also follow trails that explore Choate Island and Long Island.
Access by private watercraft only. Boaters and kayakers must land on or adjacent to the dock on Long Island.
At Crane Beach, you’ll enjoy one of the finest beaches and outdoor recreation destinations on the East Coast. With its clean, inviting water, miles of shoreline, and mesmerizing views, Crane Beach has been a favorite with the ocean-loving public for generations.
More than five miles of trails wind through coastal dunes here, which shield inland areas from storm waves and flooding. And, Castle Neck is the site of the North Shore’s largest pitch pine forest.
While this park is officially inaccessible according to the Trustees of the Reservations, there are trails and parking at the intersection of Route 128 and Route 133 that provide access to this area. It's a great place to explore, hike and climb. Adjacent to the Red Rocks Conservation Area, but separated by Route 128.
Coolidge Point Reservation is a nature reserve situated on a peninsula that's bordered by Magnolia Beach, Clark Pond and Black Beach in Manchester.
It's unique shape and relatively small area of 66 acres, in addition to it's variety of natural settings, make this a fun and exciting place to visit and explore. Be prepared to manage varied terrain including sandy beach, rocky outcrops, woodland, wetland and an open field that borders the open Atlantic ocean. The teerain offers up many opportunities to view different type of plants and wildlife in the specific natural habitats.