New Trails at Saddle Hill

Over the summer HALT and its volunteers built over 2 miles of new trails in the Sands and Eagle Farms properties in the Saddle Hill/Highland Park area. The main trail, … Read more

Trails Updated

HALT board members and volunteers completed some major upgrades on the trails at Peloquin Woods and Brook Hollow. On the Marjorie Peloquin Memorial Trail, a new 60-foot boardwalk makes it … Read more

Peloquin Woods Maiden Walk

The Marjorie Peloquin Memorial Trail became official on March 16 when the trailhead sign was installed. A few days later, in conjunction with the Hopkinton Trails Club, about 15 people … Read more

New Trails and Bridges

Two Eagle Scout candidates have recently completed some significant projects on HALT trails. Casey Pratt built two long bridges spanning wet areas at Cameron Woods, and Nick DePatie built a … Read more

Bird of Prey Presentation

Great Horned Owl

The Bird of Prey presentation, sponsored jointly by HALT and the Hopkinton Public Library, was a great success.  Kathleen Regan, Teacher Naturalist from Mass Audubon, spoke to a capacity crowd … Read more

Mary Pratt, 1928-2019

Mary Pratt, one of the founders of HALT and director for many years, passed away on Dec. 2. The following article about her life and accomplishments was published in the … Read more

Winter Fun

October 30 brought an unusual 6″ snowfall to Hopkinton, providing an opportunity for a wonderful walk in the woods on the following sunny day. With snow cover and little wind, … Read more

Welcome Mountain Bikers

HALT has just opened up all of its trails to bicycling! Recognizing that mountain bikers are very responsible trail users, considerate of hikers, runners, dog walkers and equestrians, the Trust … Read more

HALT in Hopkinton Independent

Read this nice article on HALT published in the September 18 issue of the Hopkinton Independent.

New Trail at Brook Hollow

Eagle Scout candidate Nick DePatie has just completed clearing a new loop trail at Brook Hollow, one of HALT’s oldest properties, that passes through the remote northeast section of the … Read more