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Bolton Trails

Blockages removed at Bowers

Larry Kunz and Gordon Taylor cleared 5 fallen trees from the trail that connects Bowers Springs to Vaughn Hills via the “Big Bridge” over Bowers Brook and the Held easement. They also moved an unused bog bridge to a place Read more…


Fallen Trees cleared at Haynes-Wheeler

On 22 June 2021, Larry Kunz and Gordon Taylor cleared some blockages near the Sawyer Road trail head at Haynes-Wheeler:   


The Overlook Trail sign cleared

On Thursday 17 June 2021, Betsy Taylor-Kennedy took loppers and shears to the multi-flora rose that had overgrown the sign at the entrance to the Overlook on Watttaquadock Road. This invasive plant had been growing vigorously and the sign had Read more…


Old plank bridge replaced at Wilder

On Thursday, 17 June 2021 a team of Bob Roemer, Drew Schabhut, Larry Kunz, Brianna Carlisle and Gordon Taylor installed a new bridge to replace the old plank bridge that had long since been overgrown and/or washed downstream. They were Read more…


Bog Bridge repaired at Fyfeshire

On Friday June 18, Gordon Taylor repaired a section of Bog Bridge adjacent to Fyfeshire Upper Pond. The stringers and treads were is decent shape, but the screws had largely corroded away.  


Multi-Site Brush Cleanup

With a vacation day and no kids to watch/entertain, it made a great day for doing some trail clean up. Although the poison ivy, pricker bushes, and aggressive invasive vines were not what I would necessarily call a relaxing vacation Read more…


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…