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Damage Repaired at Rattlesnake

On 4 August 2020, the remnants of Hurricane Isaias caused damage on the Rattlesnake property. Bob and Alice Roemer reacted immediately and within 24 hours the trails and bridges were repaired. More effort by a group will be required later Read more…


Gould Memorial Trail Cleared

The trail was very overgrown at the parking lot on Wattaquadock Hill Road where the Gould Memorial Trail starts. This is a primary route to the Welch Pond area. So Gordon Taylor weed whacked and used hedge shears to clear 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…


Painted stones on Wattaquadock Hill Trails

An unknown artist has been adding more painted stones to the trails on Wattaquadock Hill.    


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…


More cheerful messages in May 2020

Painted stones conveying many cheerful messages have been appearing on or near the Philbin-Salmon and Welch Pond Trails in the Wattaquadock Hill area. Examples have also been seen on Sawyer Road near the “Yoda Tree”. Do you know where that Read more…