Bolton Trails

The website of Bolton Trails Committee. Maps, routes, paths and events on Conservation land in Bolton Massachusetts

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Month: August 2020

Wind damage at Rattlesnake

Bob and Alice Roemer cleared three trees at Rattlesnake on Saturday  August 15. The cooler weather made this a much more pleasurable job than it would have been a day or two earlier. It appears that stronger winds (microbursts?) seem Read more…


Blockages on the cart track at Gould-White

The early August 2020 storm brought down an old and rotten tree over the cart track on the Gould-White area, adjacent to the Wallie land and very close to the intersection with Sawyer Road. Gordon Taylor and Betsy Taylor-Kennedy cleared Read more…


Blocked trails at Bowers

A large tree fell on the Bowers Springs property during the early August 2020 storm. It was blocking two trails; the main trail as it descends from the allee, and the connection over the “big bridge” to  the Held CR Read more…


Covid-19 Guidelines and Training for volunteers,

The Bolton Conservation Commission has released guidelines for volunteers while working on trails during the pandemic. The  protocols were originally developed by a task force of Appalachian Trail Conservancy staff, A.T. volunteer leaders, NPS-APPA and USFS staff. Also included is Read more…


Tree blow down at Annie Moore cleared

The early August 2020 storm brought down a tree just south of the Bolton-Stow intersection with the cart track to the Annie Moore Rd cul-de-sac. Another tree with a trail sign about 100′ south from there had also fallen. On Read more…


Damage Repaired at Rattlesnake

On 4 August 2020, the remnants of Hurricane Isaias caused damage on the Rattlesnake property. Bob and Alice Roemer reacted immediately and within 24 hours the trails and bridges were repaired. More effort by a group will be required later Read more…