|Markings:||Red paint on trees for part of the Abbott bluffs trail, yellow paint on trees for the Abbott Brook trail.|
|Parking:||A pullout at the bottom of the bluff holds 3 cars, and farther on the Watson Woods picnic area parking lot holds 20 cars. Parking for 8 cars at the Independence Avenue entrance on the road shoulder.|
A new Nature and Interpretive Center, dedicated to the richness of cultural, historical and natural resources of the Marsh, is located at 157 Wescott Avenue, Hamilton, NJ 08610.
There is a canoe launch at Watson Woods. Please use care when near water; currents can be swift and dangerous. Consult Tidal Information before setting out.National Oceanic Atmospheric Association.
For more information about the Hamilton-Trenton-Bordentown Marsh, scheduled field trips, guides, etc. see Friends for the Marsh.
Additional resources include the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary. For more information call 1-800-445-4935 or visit their web site at Partnership for a Delaware Estuary.
This trail system, part of John Roebling Memorial Park and the Mercer County Park System, offers an easy walk along the Watson Wood Trail and Abbott Bluffs trail, past the oldest house in Mercer County, called the Watson House,to a viewpoint over the marsh by the Abbott house site. The Abbott Brook trail is a loop through the wooded swamp and wet woods bordering the tidal marsh.
Watson Woods Entrance:
Independence Avenue Entrance:
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