Ashland State Park

| December 7, 2012

Ashland State Park

4.23 miles   ★★★½ took a brisk stroll around a very pretty reservoir in metro-west boston. that was also the bad news… i was walking in people’s back yards, and there was constant road noise. but it was still a very pretty place. best part is my dh and i had our 3rd date here, many […]

Shelter & Breakheart Trails

| December 6, 2012

Shelter & Breakheart Trails

8.16 miles   ★★★½ the couple of times i hiked these trails earlier this year, i followed the loop in a counter-clockwise direction. this time, in order to spice things up a bit, i went in a clockwise direction. i also did an extra loop on the shelter trail that took this into 8+ mile territory. i […]

Salmon River Trail

| December 3, 2012

Salmon River Trail

7.38 miles   ★★★★★ you gotta love a hike that starts (and ends) on a 175-year-old covered bridge! this is a beautiful hike. pretty strenuous, with 400+ foot elevation changes, but worth it. this was a ct forest & park association blue-blazed trail, and was pretty clearly marked and well-maintained. this is the comstock covered bridge […]

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