River to Ridgetop Preserves Meadows

For both preserves, use the MacIntosh Rd. Entrance

Pleasant Valley Preserve (owned by The Nature Conservancy and managed by the Lyme Land Trust) has a series of meadows that display a variety of colorful wildflowers depending upon the season.

Jewett Preserve field (Town of Lyme and The Nature Conservancy) has a healthy stand of milkweed, which the monarch butterfly depends upon for survival.

Pleasant Valley field by Wendy Hill
Jewett Preserve Meadow in June