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Norton Fields Preserve

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    20.5 acres


    Top-grade soils and a flat terrain have made the Katama great plains attractive to farmers for centuries. A portion of this property is currently used as a cornfield.


    Park on the shoulder of the Herring Creek Road 0.4 miles past its split with the Katama Road.

    Scenic vista only: no trailhead or trail

    Historical Highlights

    • the 12 acres on the east side of Herring Creek Road were once run as a chicken farm — 8000 to 10000 pullets spent the summers in little huts across the preserve.

    Trail / Property Map