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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…


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…


Blockages on Trails from the Common, Town Hall and First Parish Church

The recent snowstorms have caused some trees to break and fall over. Some notable cases were near the Center of Town on the Powder House Trails, The Ronald W Evans Memorial Trail and the Old Town Road. On Thursday 12 Read more…


New Kiosk and trail clearing at Annie Moore

Nick Matte has completed the Bolton Woods Way kiosk. The design was modified from the Vaughn Hills  kiosk and it is more sturdy with additional supports. Additionally, Gordon provided us with the updated Annie Moore map which allowed us to Read more…


New online maps

The mapping team (Chris Fitzgerald, Gregg Matte, Steve Rothman, Hemali Parekh, Rebecca Longvall and Gordon Taylor) has been busy. A new base has been assembled and area maps are now available for: Fyfeshire with the new Haynes-Wheeler trail added Vaughn Read more…


Bowers Springs Cleanup – the work continues

For four days from Friday 1 to Monday 4 of November 2019, Larry Kunz led a team on Phases 6 and 7 of the Bowers Springs cleanup. Friday: An additional 100 ft of edging trimmed and positioned in a short Read more…