Abe Emerson Marsh Wildlife Sanctuary is a 103 acre parcel that is primarily a wetland complex of red maple swamp and open marsh. It has diverse habitats that supports a wide variety of plants and animals including dragonflies, frogs, salamanders, turtles, ducks, herons, beaver, mink and muskrat.
Abraham F. Emerson (1865 – 1947?) was a banker, churchman, poet, and farm manager, and utilized much of what is now the Sanctuary to produce hay crops. The Emerson family donated the Sanctuary land to the New Hampshire Audubon from 1974 to 1984.
Note: Trail is often flooded due to beaver activity
1 mile partial loop, easy terrain
Please park in parking area and walk carefully along roadside to access trail system. Walk consists of upland white pine forests and lowland red maple swamp with many wetlands.