Salt Pond

In Hancock
Trail Maps (PDF)

A 17.9-acre preserve on the east shore of Hancock Point, including woodland, a tidal salt pond, and shore frontage on Frenchman Bay.  FBC constructed and maintains a low-impact trail for public use.

Directions:  Driving north on Rte 1 in Hancock, you’ll see the Hancock Grocery store on your right. Continue for 0.2 miles to Point Road to the right. Travel down Point Road for 3.8 miles along Point Road at a small turn-off on the opposite end of the trail. Alternatively, to start by the beach, continue an additional 0.4 miles on Point Road until you reach Wharf Road on the left. Drive down Wharf Road, turn left on Bay Avenue and park near the Hancock Point boat house and walk north along Carter’s Beach Road. The trail begins near the end of the road.