Napatree Point Trail
ElevationAscent: 25' 8 m
Descent: -26' -8 m
High: 14' 4 m
Low: 0' 0 m
GradeAvg Grade: 0% (0°)
Max Grade: 5% (3°)
Current trail conditions
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“A great beach run with lots of wildlife and great views. Most of the way is very easy running.”— Eric Heupel
The first 1.5 miles is on dry or wet beach sand (depending on tide and preference). The next .5 mile is on singletrack through marsh grass. The .25 mile that rounds the point is a technical scramble across boulders and medium sized rocks before emerging again onto smooth beach of Watch Hill which is excellent for sunrises and sunsets.
Timing your run wth tidal cycles and seasons makes the run a bit different each time. The Napatree Conservation Area is a real gem. Be sure to enjoy the osprey, falcons, egrets, herons, a wide variety of shore birds along wth the occasional deer and raccoon. Dogs are permitted, but from May 2nd until Labor Day restricted to 6 pm till 8 am. If you do run with your dog, be sure to keep it on the trail as there are sensitive shorebird nesting areas just off the beach.
Land Manager: The Watch Hill Conservancy