Peter’s Creek Reserve

Donor : Combination purchase and donation from Peter & Nancy Spindler.

Acreage : 29

Location:   Along east side of Slocum’s River, at mouth of Peter’s Creek | View Google Map

Year Acquired : 2009 & 2013

Access Point:   The trailhead to Peter’s Creek Reserve is on Gaffney Road, 330 feet south of its intersection with Rock O’Dundee Road (just past the sign for #264 Gaffney Road).  Please park on the opposite (east) side of Gaffney Road from the trailhead.  To access the Reserve, you will be on a trail easement across private property until you get to the salt marsh.   Please be respectful and stay on the trail.

Volunteer Steward : Sandy Zekan

Please note a portion of our trail may be impacted by the tides and become flooded. Check tides here before your hike.

Trail Map (pdf file)


The Peter’s Creek Reserve includes salt marsh and small upland islands connected with a walking path.   It has approximately 3,800 feet of frontage on Peter’s Creek and the Slocum’s River.   The Reserve contains three habitats (salt marsh, small islands and riparian forest) identified by the Commonwealth’s Division of Fish and Game’s State Wildlife Action Plan as being in the “greatest need of conservation.”