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Bridge Creek

Consisting of 22 acres of amazing wetland, the Bridge Creek site demonstrates how even minimal restorative efforts can completely transform the landscape. View of Bridge Creek

The crystal clear creek for which this site is named winds its way through the lush vegetation, creating critical and beautiful natural habitat in which fish, plants, and wildlife thrive.

Still somewhat hidden from the eyes of the multitudes, Bridge Creek provides a peaceful respite amongst a somewhat primitive natural area.

Bridge Creek, or sometimes Lawrence Creek, is also said to have been called "Back Creek" at one time because it lay in back of some of the farms that fronted the North Shore. The south branch of Bridge Creek is joined by a brook sometimes referred to as Stony Brook before emptying into the Kill Van Kull at Bowman's Point.

Directions:

Bridge Creek is located off of Western Ave between Goethals Rd North and Arlington Yards.

*Parking is available from the shoulder of the roads.

***Stay Safe- Bring a Friend When Visiting the Property***


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