As with most places, you never tend to explore your own home town area even when you pass by a place literally thousands of times. While I had driven down the little road to Scorton Creek in the past a couple of times, I never actually walked the trails that lead out to the old game farm, which is now gone.
I started out at the parking lot which is off Rte 6A a piece.
Weather was absolutely perfect for a nice walk in the woods!
Lots of bird houses.
I walked out to Hoxie Pond. I was only on this little beach once before when I was very young, with a friend. I couldn't have been more than 7 or 8.
Headed back to check out the rest of the trails
There are a couple old boarded up buildings. Not sure if they are open in the summer.
These tracks run past the cranberry bog across from my parents' house. I used to walk them all the time as a kid. You can walk all the way to Sandwich and beyond if you are so inclined.
It's funny, when I shot this, I thought my horizon line was level. Apparently not!
I veered off on the marsh trail and came upon this little bridge. Only when I turned back to go to my car and saw the trail map did I find out that it links up with Talbot's Point, another recreational/trail area off Old County Road. I'm going to have to go back later this fall.
Foliage is starting!
Back at the parking area. That's Rte 6A where the bridge is. Kids jump off it into the water at high tide in the summer, although I never did it despite growing up very close by.