Flora Whiteley Preserve consists of two parcels totaling approximately 14.1 acres. More than 12 acres is owned by WLT and the balance is managed under a conservation easement. The property has substantial frontage on the Pawcatuck River with extensive marsh and wetlands.
The Preserve also contains uplands with woodlands, exposed ledge and a seasonal stream that flows to the River. A meadow and knoll overlooking the Pawcatuck River is another great feature of this preserve, offering a portage egress point around the Potter Hill Dam. The property was purchased in two parts in 2005 and 2006.
Trails: A trail system is accessible from with easy trails that travel along the river and to an upland meadow area. Limited parking is available.
Location: Between Potter Hill Road and the Pawcatuck River, north of Lima Drive and South of the Potter Hill village. It is across Potter Hill Road from the east arm of the Westerly Town Forest. Parking is located across from 190 Potter Hill Rd. Look for the WLT parking sign and chain barrier at the end of the driveway.