Drake Lane
Acquired:  1968
Acreage:  3.6 acres
Uses:  wetland protection, wildlife conservation  
Access:  east end of Drake Lane


Merritt Parkway north for a little less than 27 miles to get off at Exit 44; turn left onto Congress Street; turn left (south) onto Burr Street;  turn right onto Duck Farm Road; drive about 0.6 of a mile (passing over the bridge spanning the Mill River) and turn right onto Drake Lane.  Park at the circle at the cul-de-sac.   


12/07/2005.  It is a very short walk to a view of the Mill River.  Dr. Patrick L. Cooney.

Dr. Patrick L. Cooney, 12/07/2005

Juniperus virginiana (red cedar)
Pinus strobus (white pine)
Platanus occidentalis (American sycamore)
Prunus serotina (black cherry)
Quercus rubra (red oak)
Sassafras albidum (sassafras)

Celastrus orbiculatus (Asiatic bittersweet)
Toxicodendron radicans (poison ivy)