Approximate Length: 2.4 miles (1.5 mi west, 0.9 mi east)
Parking/Trailhead: One trailhead (east/west) is at a farm road approximately 0.6 miles south on Elm Street from the intersection with US Route 7. The other access is about 1 mile from US Route 7 south on Elm Street at the Cooley Covered Bridge. Walkers can shorten their journey by selecting the East or West loop and returning to their car by walking along Elm Street.
Difficulty: Walking is easy with two short uphill climbs.
Description: The trail courses through fields and meadows, meandering along Otter Creek, Furnace Brook, and a lagoon. Beaver, otters, turtles, fish, ducks, birds, and wildflowers abound in the varied habitats along this trail. Also, it is possible to link with the Meadow Loop by following the connecting trail and bridge indicated by the sign at the intersection with the East Loop of the Cadwell Trail.