Bolton Trails

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


Month: May 2021

Five Natural Oddities You Can Find Outdoors in Bolton

The Bolton Trails Committee wasn’t upset that some of Bolton’s natural features were excluded from Boston Magazine’s recent article, Five Natural Oddities You Can Find Outdoors near Boston by Kaylyn Yee but thought we should take a crack at our Read more…

Blow Down at Bowers

It’s amazing what you can do when walking the dog at you happen to have a folding saw in your pocket! On Saturday 15 May, Larry was out with his dog Beau and they came across a tree blocking trail. Read more…

Fallen Trees cleared at Vinger-Venable and Rocky Dundee

On Monday May 10 and Thursday May 13 Betsy and Gordon cleared blockages on the trail from Randall Road to Berlin Road through the Rocky Dundee and Vinger-Venable area (Map 10). These trees had been blown down in the recent Read more…

Blocked Trails cleared at Powder House Hill and the Old Town Road

On Monday May 10, Larry, Betsy and Gordon cleared a big tree that had fallen and blocked the Powder House Trail shortly before it dropped down to the wetlands on the section leading to Quail Run Road. Later, they cleared Read more…

More Wildlife videos

Keith Silver has made some great new wildlife videos. Herons, bobcats, beaver, muskrat, deer, mergansers, wood ducks, skunks. mallard and more. Watch here:

New Trail Head Maps and Posts Installed

Larry, Bob and Alice plus Gordon installed maps on posts at Gould-White (On Randall Road), Vinger-Venable (on Berlin Road), and Danforth Lane (at the cul-de-sac).

47 MPH gust brings a tree down near Lime Kiln

Bob and Alice Roemer cleared this blow down caused  by the winds in late April/Early May 2021.

Maps installed at more locations in Rattlesnake

Bob and Alice installed the remaining 3 11×17 signs at trail heads in the Rattlesnake and adjoining areas, specifically at TH1A, TH2 and TH3.  The owner of the land where TH1A is located at Harris Farms is concerned because trail Read more…

Bridges Fixed at Annie Moore

Greg repaired some broken boards on the long bridge through the swamp at Annie Moore.  However the underlying wood is rotting and needs to be replaced. The Trails Committee will add this to their project list.