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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…


Trails closed at Levison Land in Harvard

The spur trail off of the Zink-Northwoods trail in Harvard, on land owned and managed by the Harvard Conservation Trust, was closed off in early May 2022.  The trail has been removed from Bolton Trails Committee maps (https://boltontrails.org/map5 and https://boltontrails.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/Town-Wide-trail-map-May-2022.png) Read more…


Downed Tree cleared at Northwoods

On Saturday 19 February 2022 a walker reported a downed tree about 100 yards from the Ledgewood Circle trailhead on the Zink-Northwoods trail. This dead oak tree had obviously fallen very recently and would have been an obstruction to skiers Read more…


Downed Tree cleared at Bowers

On Thursday 17 February 2022 Larry Kunz and Gordon Taylor, assisted by Betsy Taylor-Kennedy cleared a downed white pine in an icy section of the connection from Bowers Springs to Bare Hill Road that crosses the high bridge over Bowers 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:


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…


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…


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 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…