Parks and Nature Preserves in Essex

Maps and General Information about the Public Parks in Essex

***Click on certain parks for detailed information concerning their trials and usage.***

Directions to Parks

Directions to all public parks in Essex, CT. 

Bike Path Map

A map of bike paths available in the town of Essex. This map also includes markings for public access kayak launches and hiking trails. 

Bushy Hill Nature Preserve 

Detailed information about the Bushy Hill Nature Preserve including a map, descriptions of plants and animals found in the park, and suggesstions for visiting the preserve. 

Canfield-Meadow Woods Nature Preserve

A map of Canfield Meadow Woods which includes hiking trails, a list of entery points, descriptions of plants and animals foudn in the park, and suggesstions/cautions for hikers.  

Clarks Pond

Local pond most commonly used for fishing and picniks. Location can be found on "Maps of Parks".

Comstock Field

Fields located in Ivoryton which are most utilized for baseball in the spring and summer seasons. Location can be found on "Maps of Parks".

Grove Street Park

Park located next to the town hall and across from the Essex Public Library. Here there is a playscape for children, small walking path, and tennis court which is open seasonally to the public. NOTE: Tennis courts will reopen April 1, 2015 

Hubbard Field

Hubbard field is located on Main Street. There you can find a baseball field, basketball court, and volleyball court - each open to the public until sunset. Location can be found on "Maps of Parks".

Viney Hill Brook

A map of Viney Hill Brook which marks ponds, hiking trails, and gives general information about the variety of activities availabe to the public. Please take note that there are no lifeguards on duty.