Bolton Trails

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

Bolton Trails

Taggart Map now available online

Bolton’s latest conservation area has now been mapped and this is available online. On 25 October 2021 Gordon Taylor released this latest addition to Boltontrails.org. It’s number 17 in the series of maps. It can be accessed via the usual Read more…


More Maps on Posts installed at Trail Junctions

On Saturday 23 October 2021, two teams set out from the Town Common parking area to install wooden posts on which maps with “You are Here” markers were displayed. These maps will help new trail users find their way around Read more…


Trees cleared on Powder House Hill and the Old Town House Road

Some trees had fallen and the paths were obstructed on Powder House Hill and the Old Town House Road. On Thursday 21 October 2021, Greg Matte took a chainsaw and cleared the trails on the whole area apart from the Read more…


Trails from Randall Road Cleared

On Tuesday 12 October Larry Kunz and Gordon Taylor cleared a number of down trees from trails that lead off Randall Road. Some were blocking the path through Rocky Dundee and Vinger Venable. Some others were in the Gould-White and Read more…


Garrison House Cleanup 2021

The Whitcomb Garrison House site is an historic place in Bolton. The foundations are visible just off Sugar Road near the junction with Golden Run Road. Every few years, the undergrowth spreads over the area and a cleanup is required. Read more…


“Microburst Alley” blocked again

The phantom of Microburst Alley has struck again on the Horton Trail.  This time with a large dead red oak down across the trail which Bob Roemer took care of on Friday 17 September, a splintered live red oak, and Read more…


Blown down trees cleared at the Oaks

On 8 September 2021, Larry Kunz and Gordon Taylor cleared a couple of downed trees on the route designated as the circuit of the Oaks conservation land next to the Oak Trail residential development. These trees are well into the Read more…


Trees and undergrowth cleared at Keyes Farm

On 9 September 2021, Larry Kunz and Gordon Taylor cleared much of the Keyes Farm trail. There were many trees down and one or two potentially dangerous overhanging broken limbs and trunks. The trail from the parking lot into the Read more…


Downed trees cleared at Danforth

Larry Kunz and Gordon Taylor cleared several trees at the Danforth Brook area on August 27. It was a VERY hot and humid day!  


Downed Tree cleared on the Bob Horton Trail

Bob and Alice Roemer continue to clear fallen trees at the Lime Kiln area. This one was cleared on August 28. It was on the Bob Horton Trail.