New Trail at Assabet Park

May 24, 2013 Thanks to the hard work of Eagle scout candidate Chris Lang and . . .

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Beaver Loop Hazard

November 27, 2012 Hikers, be aware that the loop off the Cold Harbor trail . . .

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Wegmans Trail Marker Gone from Mt. Pisgah

The Wegmans trail marker for the Fitness Passport has been vandalized. This . . .

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Northboro Trails Overview

A map of all the trails in the town of Northborough.

MT. PISGAH TRAILS AREA

Hardwood forest on former farmland;Highest point in Northborough; Two scenic vistas to the east; Boston skyscrapers visible on a clear day; 92 Acres of MASS Wildlife land


EDMUND HILL WOODS TRAILS AREA

A drumlin (oblong hill) of glacial origin Tall pine forest formed on the bed of glacial Lake Assabet "Sliding" boulders on steep slopes Numerous American Chestnut sprouts Vernal pools


LITTLE CHAUNCEY & CEDAR HILL TRAILS AREA

Boardwalk through wet meadow;Diverse hardwood forest on north-facing slopes ; Pine and spruce plantations Crane Swamp, an extensive wetland meadow


WATSON PARK TRAILS AREA

Views of Bartlett Pond, a manmade pond built in the 1800s Open fields that form a habitat for bluebirds Butterfly garden at entrance


CARNEY PARK/COLD HARBOR TRAILS AREA

A long SuAsCo dam and beautiful views of the watershed area The Cold Harbor Trail winding through the watershed all the way to Cherry Street, and then to Church Street


CARLSTROM II FOREST

A diverse hardwood forest;A large glacial erratic boulder perched on a bedrock ledge, A small white pine grove on a bedrock ridge Overlooks to the east from a cliff


YELLICK CONSERVATION AREA

Access to the Assabet River and large meadows


STIRRUP BROOK TRAIL

Start in beautiful marsh land and hike on a farm road into a pine forest. A portion meanders along Stirrup Brook.

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Building Bridges

Several sections of trails need bridges to replace old planks or span muddy areas. Former Chairman Charlie Bradley came up with a great way to build a bunch of bridges . . .

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Mowing?

If anyone is inclined to mow the meadow section of Stirrup Brook, it really needs it.I had the trimmer serviced at Boston Lawnmower. Once I got it back, I cleared the very end of . . .

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