Bolton Trails

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

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Wildlife on the west side of Bolton

Keith Silver has made a 10-minute video with several clips taken on his wildlife cameras located on the west side of town. Racoon, coyotes, bobcats, herons, deer, possum, beaver, turkeys and plenty of birds plus lots more. Click here to Read more…


Trail clearance at Vinger-Venable and Rocky Dundee

Drew Schaubhut cleared some blockages and checked out the trails at Vinger-Venable on Christmas Eve 2021:


Ingenious Winged Euonymus Plant Removal Device

Winged euonymus is an invasive plant and it’s all over Bolton’s conservation areas. One of the worst affected areas is the land near the Lime Kiln where the Trails Committee had a successful day of clearance earlier in 2021. However, Read more…


Even More downed trees cleared at Moen (Vaughn Hills, Map 2)

On Tuesday 14 December 2021, a team of Steve Rothman, Betsy Taylor-Kennedy and Gordon Taylor cleared two more blockages on the Moen land one near the parking lot in Bolton and another near the Harris Lane trailhead in Harvard:  


Trails Cleared at Annie Moore

Calling all Annie Moore property users: The trails are all clear! The Annie Moore property was cleared of three major fallen trees and several smaller ones on the trail system.       Tree cleared not far from Annie Moore Road Read more…


Trail blocked at Vaughn Hills/Moen

Thank you to trail users that report fallen trees. This blockage was mentioned by a few people including users of the https://boltontrails.org/report-a-problem-2 webpage. At least two big white pines had fallen across the trail leading south up the valley from Read more…


More posts and Trail Maps installed

On Saturday 6 November 2021, two teams assembled at the Town Common and they organized themselves to install trail maps at Wilder Farm, Danforth Brook and Welch Pond. Emily Hatch, Cynthia Ayottte, Brad Ayotte and Winslow Green tackled the sign Read more…


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…