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Watch Hill Nature Trail, Early Fall
Images from the boardwalk trail through the salt marsh and dunes at Watch Hill.
View of Vegetated Swale and Dunes, Ocean
View from Watch Hill Nature Trail platform, overlooking the campground nestled among thick shrubs in the swale. High dunes and a glimpse of the Atlantic Ocean are in the background.
Entrance to Watch Hill Nature Trail by campground
Entrance to Watch Hill Nature Trail from the Watch Hill campground.
Watch Hill Nature Trail
From the campground entrance, the Watch Hill Nature Trail winds through dense overstory of secondary dune tree canopy.
View from Watch Hill Nature Trail over Salt Marsh
View of salt marsh and Great South Bay as seen from a platform on the Watch Hill Nature Trail.
View of Watch Hill Salt Marsh from Trail
View of the boardwalk trail meandering through a lush salt marsh in early fall.
Barrier Island Cross Section
View of Fire Island from bay to ocean, as seen from the platform along the Watch Hill Nature Trail. Salt marsh, shrub thicket, freshwater marsh, and primary dunes are the habitats you can see from this location.