Properties

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.

 

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Size: 39.8 acres
Longest walk:
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.

Directions on Google Maps

Activities: Biking, Bushwhacking, Cross Country Skiing, Hiking/Walking, Vernal Pool, Woods Trail



Size: 13.6 acres
Longest walk:
½ mile one way

The trail, accessible to horses, is a one-half mile hiking trail with large beech trees providing a unique landmark.

Directions on Google Maps

Activities: Biking, Easy Walking, Hiking/Walking, Horseback Riding, Vernal Pool, Woods Trail


Cameron Woods

Also known as Sylvan Way, Whisper Way


Size: 126 acres; 250 acres including adjacent town land

Access to over 250 contiguous acres of conservation land and 4 miles of trails.

Directions on Google Maps

Activities: Biking, Hiking/Walking, Horseback Riding, Woods Trail



Size: 68.4 acres
Longest walk:
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.

Directions on Google Maps

Activities: Accessible Trails, Biking, Cross Country Skiing, Easy Walking, Hiking/Walking, Vernal Pool



Size: 12.34 acres
Longest walk:
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.

Directions on Google Maps

Activities: Biking, Hiking/Walking


Sandy Beach View
Size: 5.5 acres
Longest walk:
1 mile to top of Peppercorn Hill

This trail provides a scenic route to Upton's Peppercorn Hill along lake Maspenock.

Directions on Google Maps

Activities: Biking, Easy Walking, Hiking/Walking, Sightseeing, Woods Trail


Small Stream Crossing near Trailhead
Size: 70.5 acres
Longest walk:
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.

Directions on Google Maps

Activities: Biking, Hiking/Walking


Fruit Street

Also known as Mary C. O'Brien Pratt Trail

Fruit St. Sign
Size: 145 acres
Longest walk:
2.5 miles for both trails

This is a great walk through many different habitats including a forest habitat, a wetland habitat, a bridge over a stream and a great pine grove. Several vernal pools can be observed along the trail.

Directions on Google Maps

Activities: Biking, Easy Walking, Hiking/Walking, Vernal Pool, Woods Trail


Hopkinton Meadows
Size: 32.5 acres
Longest walk:
1.7 miles round trip

The out-and-back woods trail goes to a pretty meadow with a loop at the end.

Directions on Google Maps

Activities: Biking, Hiking/Walking, Vernal Pool, Woods Trail


Mighton Woods

Also known as North Mill Trail Head


Size: 52 acres
Longest walk:
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.

Directions on Google Maps

Activities: Biking, Cross Country Skiing, Easy Walking, Hiking/Walking, Woods Trail



Size: 8.4 acres
Longest walk:
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.

Directions on Google Maps

Activities: Biking, Easy Walking



Size: 16.2 acres

Early stages of development; partial bushwhack to enter and then easy walking, connecting to trails at Legacy Farms.

Directions on Google Maps

Activities: Biking, Bushwhacking, Hiking/Walking



Size: 7.3 acres
Longest walk:
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.

Directions on Google Maps

Activities: Biking, Easy Walking, Hiking/Walking, Sightseeing, Woods Trail


Goldenrod, Black-Eyed Susan and Queen Anne's Lace
Size: 25 acres in Hopkinton
Longest walk:
1.2 miles to the summit of Peppercorn Hill

This easy trail provides access to the summit of Peppercorn Hill in 1.2 miles.

Directions on Google Maps

Activities: Biking, Easy Walking, Hiking/Walking, Sightseeing, Woods Trail


Sands Conservation Area

Also known as Douglas Sands Trail


Size: 31.4 acres
Longest walk:
½ mile one way; 2+ miles with adjacent properties

The beautiful Douglas Sands Memorial Trail is along a wooded ridge that overlooks a deep ravine. The trail is relatively short, but rugged in places.

Directions on Google Maps

Activities: Biking, Hiking/Walking



Size: 35 acres

A large property with a number of unmarked trails.

Directions on Google Maps

Activities: Bushwhacking


Lake Whitehall
Size: 24 acres
Longest walk:
½ mile one way

One of the most popular and easily accessed properties in Hopkinton, with multiple connections to Whitehall State Park.

Directions on Google Maps

Activities: Biking, Cross Country Skiing, Easy Walking, Hiking/Walking, Horseback Riding, Woods Trail



Size: 32.5 acres
Longest walk:
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.

Directions on Google Maps

Activities: Biking, Cross Country Skiing, Easy Walking, Hiking/Walking, Horseback Riding, Vernal Pool, Woods Trail



Size: 15.9 acres
Longest walk:
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.

Directions on Google Maps

Activities: Biking, Cross Country Skiing, Easy Walking, Hiking/Walking, Horseback Riding, Vernal Pool, Woods Trail



Size: ½ acre

A small park-like setting with benches and beautiful views to the west.

Directions on Google Maps

Activities: Sightseeing



Size: 8.3 acres

This property on Wilson Street was gifted to HALT but is open only to residents.

Directions on Google Maps

Activities: Hiking/Walking