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Site CMT06: Horn Harbor Landing

Description

Horn Harbor provides views of salt marsh, tidal creeks, flats, open bay waters, and limited land bird habitats along the approach to the landing. During summer, royal, common, and Forster's terns, as well as other shorebirds can be seen in the nearby tidal habitats. In winter loons, grebes, northern gannet, and diving ducks frequent the area.

Directions

From Winter Harbor Landing, return to Rt. 608, proceed 1.3 miles, and turn left on Rt. 649/Peasy Road. Travel 0.3 miles south, turn left on Rt. 698/Captain Gene's Road, continue 0.2 miles, and enter the gravel parking area at the dead-end.

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