- Broad Cove Nature Trail
- Hart Street, Dighton, MA
- Trailhead: 41°48’15.77″N, 71° 7’22.02″W
- Last Time Hiked: May 6, 2014
- Approximate distance hiked: 2.0 miles
** As of October 2015 MOST OF THIS TRAIL IS CURRENTLY CLOSED**
I decided to do some post-work exploratory hikes this afternoon in the Dighton area. I had not found much information on-line on the hikes in this area except for a couple newspaper articles. So off I went in exploration mode. The first hike in the area I attempted was Broad Cove. The trail which starts from a small parking area on Hart Street is the handy work of a Boy Scout Eagle Project. The trail follows an old railroad bed for a mile passing areas of farms and wetlands to the right and residences to the left. The trail is wide in most places switching back and forth from grass to dirt. The trail ends at a small peninsula overlooking Broad Cove. There are a couple benches here if you choose to linger. I then retraced my steps back to the car. I did come across several species of birds here including robins, red winged blackbirds, ducks, and geese.
I did not find a trail map on-line.