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Description: Hike through the woods & hills of Griffin Island along the Herring River to Bay and return

Place to Meet:   Meet at Great Island parking lot, Wellfleet.

Driving/Parking Directions: Chequesset Neck Road to end, turning left into Great Island parking lot

Start: (note: underlined words have links to pictures)

  • Cross roadway and follow Duck Island Rd (dirt) past fork to Fire Road sign near High Toss Road

  • Continue on narrow path bearing RIGHT at first fork and again at next fork.
  • Take immediate LEFT at end of parking lot along snow fencing
  • Go STRAIGHT at first apparent intersection then veer LEFT up a hill into the woods.
  • Take a LEFT at next fork at top of dune.  Note the view.
  • Go past fencing and take RIGHT at next fork
  • Walk over hill and down to the original Duck Island Rd turning RIGHT
  • Go LEFT at first fork.
  • Walk back to Great Island Parking lot via marsh road and stairs.

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#19 Revised 3/19/2012