Marshall Pond Quest

Unity, NH
Difficulty: Moderate
Special Features: Historical, Natural
Walking Conditions: Trail
Season: May-Oct
Bring: Binoculars, Field Guide


Explore the natural beauty and wildlife of Marshall Pond while learning about the site’s history! To quickly identify species you don’t recognize, download the app iNaturalist and upload photos to the Vermont Atlas of Life project. To get the names of any birds you saw in passing, try the app Merlin BirdID.


To get there: From Claremont, take Chestnut Street (2nd New Hampshire Turnpike) toward Unity Town Center, approximately 8 miles. Just before Unity Elementary School, turn left at the Unity Village Store onto Mica Mine Road. Follow Mica Mine Road until you reach the trail kiosk on the left side across from the Marshall Family Cemetery.

Clues and Map

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This Quest was created by Jennifer Thompson's 7th grade class at Unity Elementary School in the spring of 2018 with help from Dawn Dextraze at the Sullivan County Conservation District and the Unity Historical Society