Canonchet & Hoxie Preserves

| October 2, 2019

Canonchet & Hoxie Preserves

2.5 miles; Hopkinton, RI Just needed to get out and do some more walking today, so I zipped through this preserve. So quickly, in fact, that I never even stopped to take any photos! You can find out more about this property and more at this Town of Hopkinton website. As always, click the image […]

Canonchet/Hoxie Preserve

| July 22, 2019

Canonchet/Hoxie Preserve

2.5 miles; Hopkinton, RI It’s once again Black Trumpet mushroom season, and I headed to this property because I had heard “it was lousy with black trumpets” last year. Alas, not this year. But I did find the motherlode of Golden Chanterelles! There were literally more of these than I could pick in good conscience. […]

Westerly & Hopkinton Grills

| April 1, 2019

Westerly & Hopkinton Grills

9.25 miles; Westerly and Hopkinton, RI So today I meant to do as much of both preserves as possible, but as usual, I got a late start and had to rush to get home before dinner. I haven’t been on parts of this preserve in a long time, and the tree work they did is […]

Canonchet Brook and Hoxie Preserves

| October 10, 2018

Canonchet Brook and Hoxie Preserves

4.8 miles; Hopkinton, RI a.k.a. “A Cavalcade of Mushrooms.” Nice if hot and sweaty walk on this small section of what is known as the Borderlands/Dark Skies trail system. Lotta mushrooms. I passed up a hen, and even found a couple black trumpets. At this rate I’ll be able to make my pasta by 2025… […]

Camp Yawgoog

| September 29, 2018

Camp Yawgoog

3.3 miles; Hopkinton, RI [Ed. Note: I have been EXTREMELY remiss in posting for the past few months. A lot of personal drama. But I have made a vow to post at least once a day until I’m caught up. So watch the dates on these, as there is quite a backlog.] I suddenly realized […]

Phony Baloney Pelloni and the Great Diamond Hill Swamp Trail Hoax

| September 28, 2018

Phony Baloney Pelloni and the Great Diamond Hill Swamp Trail Hoax

2.2 miles; Hopkinton, RI [Ed. Note: I have been EXTREMELY remiss in posting for the past few months. A lot of personal drama. But I have made a vow to post at least once a day until I’m caught up. So watch the dates on these, as there is quite a backlog.] So today’s adventure […]

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