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 (Island interior)

Eagle and Fern Trails

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

Perimeter Trails (Island perimeter)

Fog Signal Trail

Length: One way .5 miles, round trip 1 mile
Surface: Mowed grass and vegetation, bare soil and rock
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
Habitat: Northern mesic forest including maple, basswood, hackberry, birch, with some balsam fir and cedar

Island View Trail

Trail Length (mi)
1.69
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Eagle View Trail

Trail Length (mi)
0.55
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Fog Signal Trail

Trail Length (mi)
0.35
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