Trails

The only established trails for public hiking exist on Plum Island and are remnants of the historic U.S. Coast Guard trails.

Central trails

Eagle and Fern Trails

Length: One way .5 miles, round trip 1 mile
Surface: Mowed grass and vegetation
Type of habitat: Northern mesic forest type including maple, basswood, hackberry, birch, with some balsam fir and cedar.

Perimeter Trails

Wetland Trail

Length: One way .4 miles, round trip .8 mile
Surface: Mowed grass and vegetation, bare soil

Fog Signal Trail

Length: One way .5 miles, round trip 1 mile
Surface: Mowed grass and vegetation, bare soil and rock
Type of habitat: Open meadow, forest of cedar and mixed hardwoods and birch, wetland community

Island View Trail

Length: 1.7 miles, including center trail as full loop 2.3 miles
Surface: Mowed grass and vegetation, bare soil
Type of habitat: Northern mesic forest type including

Eagle View Trail

Trail Length (mi)
0.55
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Fog Signal Trail

Trail Length (mi)
0.35
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Island View Trail

Trail Length (mi)
1.69
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