Bolton Trails

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

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Backyard Bolton

Bolton Trails Committee and the Bolton Conservation Trust were present at all three dates of Backyard Bolton on 20 and 27 August, and 10 September. There was a lot of interest and many people stopped by to say hello, buy Read more…


Blockages cleared on the Bartsch Connector and Taggart

On Wednesday 29 June 2022, Rebecca Longvall and Gordon Taylor cleared a downed tree on the Bartsch Connector between Bowers Springs and Bare Hill Road. This section of trail is also a part of the Tom Denney Nature Camp Hike Read more…


Progress on new trails at The Oaks

On Saturday 5 June 2022, Winslow Green and Gordon Taylor continued work on The Oaks Circuit paths near Ballville Road across from the International Golf Club property. Winslow and Gordon cleared most of the major obstructions on the section that Read more…


Trails cleared at Bowers Springs and Vaughn Hills

On Friday 20 May 2022, Gordon Taylor checked out some trails at Bowers Springs and Vaughn Hills as preparation for their use as part of the route for the Tom Denney Nature Camp hike in the Summer of 2022. Three Read more…


Winged Euonymus clearance at Rattlesnake

Alice & Bob Roemer recently spent two productive afternoons pulling the very largest of the euonymus alatus (one 3 ½” diameter!) on the path north from the Lime Kiln.  Then they started working on the smaller ones that can’t be Read more…


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…


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 Vaughn Hills and Moen

Over several days, a number of blockages have been cleared on the Vaughn Hills and Moen areas. The problems were reported by a trail user via the special page on the Boltontrails.org website. Rebecca Longvall, Larry Kunz and Gordon Taylor Read more…


Trails from Randall Road Cleared

On Tuesday 12 October Larry Kunz and Gordon Taylor cleared a number of down trees from trails that lead off Randall Road. Some were blocking the path through Rocky Dundee and Vinger Venable. Some others were in the Gould-White and Read more…