Bolton Trails

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

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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…


Garrison House Cleanup 2021

The Whitcomb Garrison House site is an historic place in Bolton. The foundations are visible just off Sugar Road near the junction with Golden Run Road. Every few years, the undergrowth spreads over the area and a cleanup is required. Read more…


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…


The Overlook Trail sign cleared

On Thursday 17 June 2021, Betsy Taylor-Kennedy took loppers and shears to the multi-flora rose that had overgrown the sign at the entrance to the Overlook on Watttaquadock Road. This invasive plant had been growing vigorously and the sign had 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).