Preserving the Nature of Boxford for More Than 35 Years
The annual West Boxford Fall Trail Ride will be held on Sunday, October 12 at 10 AM at the Grigg's farm, 92 Lakeshore Rd. The ride is self-guided and there is plenty of trailer parking. Last year we had over 20 riders joined by numerous hikers who also wanted to enjoy the beautiful fall foliage. We'll finish the morning with a cookout in the Grigg's barn.
Get in the spirit of Halloween! Join us for a fun-filled day at BTA/BOLT's Great Pumpkin Hunt on Sunday, October 26 at 11 AM at Cargill Field on the corner of Main St and Middleton Rd. There will be cider donuts, hayrides, refreshments.....and of course a pumpkin hunt! Take home what you find.
BTA/BOLT will have a booth at the Boxford Apple Festival with displays of maps and photos of properties and trails in and around Boxford. Board members will be there with information about land conservation and hiking our trails and to answer any questions. There will also be Trail Guides, other books, t-shirts and hats for sale.
Learn more about and plan a visit to Perkins Woods, a BTA/BOLT owned property located in Boxford's Howe Village Historic District on Rt. 97. You'll find wooded trails, fields, and a vernal pool included on this 17-plus acres.
Tuesday morning guided hikes will resume in the fall. Check back later for the new schedule to join the group as they explore trails in and around Boxford. Meet at the scheduled trailhead at 9:15.
Boxford's wildlife habitats preserved with your help, provide excellent conditions for a great variety of bird sightings.
The Summer 2014 ACORN can be viewed here. This 16-page issue features information on some of our activities such as the Full Moon Hike, the Dam Removal Talk, the spring hike schedule and our 2014 photo contest as well as informative articles on mosquito spraying, vernal pools, the heron rookery trail and tree pests.
This 240-page guide to the Bay Circuit Trail and over 100 miles of trails in Boxford features 25 maps with full descriptions and histories of each property. Click here for this guide and other books available in our store.