Larson Woodland

Larson Woodland is centrally located along the Ten Mile River in an area that is historic, well-populated with people, and home to interesting wildlife.  A popular spot is the dam and spillway at Mechanics Pond.  Great blue heron can be seen here.  In the spring, snapping turtles lay their eggs at Sandy Point.

Location Watson Avenue and Riverbank Road, across from Willett School
Size 4 acres
Acquisition Date June 27, 1997
Donor Ray Larson
Map Larson Woodland Map (PDF)
Public Access Trails lead from adjacent streets to the dam that retains Mechanics Pond and to Sandy Point.
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Larson Pics

View of the Ten Mile River flowing out of Mechanics Pond with Larson Woodland on the right    Image credit: C Adler

Great Blue Heron at Larson Woodland    Image credit: C Adler

Snapping turtles lay their eggs on Sandy Point.    Image credit: David Laferriere

Sycamore at Larson Woodland    Image credit: C Adler

American Robin at Larson Woodland    Image credit: C Adler

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