Bolton Trails

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

Bolton Trails

Painted stones on Wattaquadock Hill Trails

An unknown artist has been adding more painted stones to the trails on Wattaquadock Hill.    


Do not damage the Whitcomb Quarry

There continues to be damage to the Whitcomb Quarry (wholesale quarrying of the walls to extract specimens) as recently as Thursday 28 May 2020. Rebecca Longvall and Bob Roemer came up with stern language for a sign on the only Read more…


Park Bench revitalized!

You might have noticed that the park bench from the “Park Bench Trail” in the Rattlesnake area had disappeared recently. You might have also noticed that it was looking rather dilapidated and sad. Well it was temporarily removed by the Read more…


Repair and Improvements at the Lime Kiln Area

Bob and Alice Roemer have been very busy at the Lime Kiln Area preparing for expected visitors at the Memorial Day weekend. They installed an updated map on the kiosk at Trail Head 1. Then they replaced a bog bridge Read more…


Bog Bridge Repairs at Rattlesnake

On the morning of Friday 22 May 2020, Bob and Alice Roemer installed new bog bridges slightly west of the western Great Brook Bridge near Trail Head 1 to the Bob Horton Trail and Lime Kiln entrance to the Rattlesnake Read more…


More cheerful messages in May 2020

Painted stones conveying many cheerful messages have been appearing on or near the Philbin-Salmon and Welch Pond Trails in the Wattaquadock Hill area. Examples have also been seen on Sawyer Road near the “Yoda Tree”. Do you know where that Read more…


Cheerful messages

Betsy noticed that Bolton residents are adding small cheerful art to places around town at this difficult time. She saw this at the Philbin-Salmon trail head on West Berlin Road.  There are some rock sculptures at various places around town Read more…


Blocked Trails cleared at Fyfeshire and Haynes-Wheeler, Also the Old Town Road

ON 29 April 2020 Betsy and Gordon (they are in the same household so can work together under the COVID -19) guidelines, cleared a huge tree that was blocking the main trail at Fyfeshire followed by a small tree that Read more…


All Trails Club Initiated

The Town of Bolton has roughly 15 properties actively managed by the Bolton Trails Committee in collaboration with the Bolton Conservation Commission and Bolton Conservation Trust. Two state owned Wildlife Management Area properties are also present within Bolton’s town boundaries Read more…


Trails Committee has online meetings

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Trails Steering group has continued to meet online . The minutes are available on this website. If you would like to join one of these meetings, please look up the date and time on the Read more…