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Five Natural Oddities You Can Find Outdoors in Bolton

The Bolton Trails Committee wasn’t upset that some of Bolton’s natural features were excluded from Boston Magazine’s recent article, Five Natural Oddities You Can Find Outdoors near Boston by Kaylyn Yee but thought we should take a crack at our Read more…


Self Guided Tours of Fyfeshire and Haynes-Wheeler

On Monday 19 April 2021, Gordon and Betsy installed the QR codes for the three self-guided tours of the Fyfeshire and Haynes-Wheeler properties. Three self-guided tour routes start at the Wattaquadock Hill Road entrance and are marked with QR codes Read more…


Houghton Farms Trail Walk

Drew Schaubhut from the Trails Steering Committee has put together a self-guided walk at the Houghton Farm area. Just use you smartphone to scan and follow the QR codes. Click here for more information. Click here for a preview. More Read more…


All Trails Club gets bigger

In the Summer of 2020, several new names were added to the All Trails Club membership list. Congratulations to all: All Trails Club Members There are still plenty of patches left for the first 100 members. So keep on hiking.


Covid-19 Guidelines and Training for volunteers,

The Bolton Conservation Commission has released guidelines for volunteers while working on trails during the pandemic. The  protocols were originally developed by a task force of Appalachian Trail Conservancy staff, A.T. volunteer leaders, NPS-APPA and USFS staff. Also included is Read more…


More painted stones and Messages

Somebody continues to decorate the trails with painted stones, cheerful messages and sound advice. Several more appeared in July.  


Annie Moore Self-Guided walking tour

Rebecca Longvall has assembled Bolton’s first self-guided walking tour. It’s on the Annie Moore land and starts at the Bolton Woods Way trailhead. You will need a smart phone with a QR reader app in order to follow the tour. Read more…


Story Book Trail at Fyfeshire

Rebecca Longvall has recently added a story book trail around the Fyfeshire Upper Pond. You can follow the story boards as you circumvent the water, go over the dam and cross North Brook. Just the thing for the children. https://boltontrails.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/15-Fyfeshire-July-2020.pdf Read more…


Cheerful messages

Betsy noticed that Bolton residents are adding small cheerful art to places around town at this difficult time. She saw this at the Philbin-Salmon trail head on West Berlin Road.  There are some rock sculptures at various places around town 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…