Explore the Brookside Conservation Area with guest Naturalist, George Wilson. Begin your hike through the wetlands of Westport along scenic Bread and Cheese Brook–headwaters to the East Branch of the Westport Rivers.

Discover the remains of a century-old granite bridge that once connected factories along the brook from Gifford Road to Reed Road. Celebrate Westport’s natural history and unique sense of place by retracing footsteps through the historic Westport Mills District.

Directions: from the intersection of Routes 88 and 177 follow Rt. 177 east for 0.8 miles to the parking lot on the right.