Here is a list of all the HALT properties you might like to visit. The trail maps accompanying each property description can be used with a smartphone to show your location or to get directions.
Size: 43.7 acres
1.5 miles round trip
The parcel has a little of everything: a river walk, a wildflower meadow, a cranberry bog, old mill spillways, swamps, vernal pools, open forest, and 30' high glacial moraines.
Size: 15.9 acres
1 mile round trip including loop
The main trail, accessible to horses, is a one-half mile hiking trail with large beech trees providing a unique landmark.
Also known as Sylvan Way, Whisper Way
Size: 126 acres; 250 acres including adjacent town land
1.7 mile loop on Yellow Trail
Access to over 250 contiguous acres of conservation land and 4 miles of trails.
Size: 68.4 acres
1.1 miles one way
The 1.1-mile accessible and bicycle-friendly Center Trail is on a former railroad bed, beginning on Main St. directly across from Hopkinton Lumber.
Size: 12.34 acres
⅔ mile loop + many spurs
This is a hidden treasure at the end of Fawn Ridge Rd. in a sylvan glade that connects to a large network of trails on neighboring properties.
Size: 5.5 acres
1 mile to top of Peppercorn Hill
This trail provides a scenic route to Upton's Peppercorn Hill along lake Maspenock.
Also known as Hopkinton Highlands
Size: 37.4 acres
1 mile one way
The moderately strenuous one mile long Betty Fitzpatrick Trail travels along steep ridges, past rock outcroppings, through massive stone walls, and alongside a stream.
Also known as Mary C. O'Brien Pratt Trail
Size: 145 acres
5+ miles for all trails
Easy walks or longer hikes through many different habitats and terrain. Up to 4 miles of woods trails, plus another mile of path around the adjacent Town-owned Pratt Farm property. Trails interconnect allowing you to pick your distance and difficulty. Ample parking and plowed in winter!
Size: 32.5 acres
1.7 miles round trip
The out-and-back woods trail goes to a pretty meadow with a loop at the end.
Also known as North Mill Trail Head
Size: 52 acres
1.5 miles round trip from either trailhead
This large property near North Mill and East St. has about 1 mile of trails that cross an intermittent stream and winds through pine, oak and fern forest.
Size: 8.4 acres
0.6 miles round trip
A 0.3-mile out-and-back trail passing by a pair of ponds and through dry open forest, providing a pleasant easy walk any time of year.
Size: 16.2 acres
¾ mile one way or 1.6 mile loop
Beautiful forest along marshes at the headwaters of Cold Spring Brook, connecting to trails at Legacy Farms.
Size: 7.3 acres
½ mile from Sylvan Way to Winter St.
The short trail on this property provides a connection between Winter Street, Whitehall State Park and Cameron Woods, and is a pleasant walk in its own right.
Size: 25 acres in Hopkinton
1.2 miles to the summit of Peppercorn Hill
This easy trail provides access to the summit of Peppercorn Hill in 1.2 miles.
Sands Conservation Area
Also known as Douglas Sands Trail
Size: 74 acres
The Douglas Sands Memorial Trail is along a wooded ridge that overlooks a deep ravine. The Greenwood Trail provides a loop of nearly 4 miles.
Size: 35 acres
A large property with a number of unmarked trails.
Size: 24 acres
½ mile one way
One of the most popular and easily accessed properties in Hopkinton, with multiple connections to Whitehall State Park.
Size: 32.5 acres
1 mile round trip
The trail at Whitehall Woods provides access from Pond Street at the south end of Whitehall State Park to a large network of trails in Upton State Forest.
Size: 15.9 acres
¾ mile round trip
This property has a ¾ mile round trip trail through diverse forest, and can be walked in conjunction with the neighboring trail at the Brook Hollow Conservation Area.
Size: ½ acre
A small park-like setting with benches and beautiful views to the west.
Size: 8.3 acres
This property on Wilson Street was gifted to HALT but is open only to residents.