“A former Exxon Mobil fueling site turned thriving grassland with shoreline.”
— Amanda Furcall
Open dawn to dusk. Parking for up to four cars.
Features: Birding — Views — Wildlife
Dogs: No Dogs
This loop ventures through the Shore Road Preserve, which is owned and managed by the North Shore Land Alliance.
Long-term residents of the area will recognize this area as a former Exxon Mobil fueling site. However, recent restorations have turned this area into a thriving grassland with shoreline, and the area is now protected for public use.
This beach is an important nesting site for horseshoe crabs, making it a fun destination for visitors who want to see these prehistoric animals up close.
Flora & Fauna
Visitors will see many beach-going critters, but horseshoe crabs are the highlight.