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Bolton Trails

Category: Bolton Conservation Commission Work

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:   

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.  

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…

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…