LETS HIKE BALD HILL CONSERVATION AREA FROM SHARPNER'S POND ROAD PARKING AREA

Trip dates: Saturday, December 8, 2018 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM

Meet at 12:30 pm at Sharpner's Pond Road parking area (North Andover MA). We'll hike in the northwest section of the Bald Hill Conservation Area, situated in North Andover and Boxford MA. The hike will meander through conservation land protected by ECGA as well as Boxford State Forest. The hike will include a section of the Bay Circuit Trail and other woodland trails ~ 4.5 miles while exploring the ecology and wildlife of this more than 2400 acre conservation area. The hike will take us along Towne Pond, which has been created and shaped by beaver activity. From Rte. 95, take Ext 51 and go west on Endicott St/Middleton Rd and in 0.9 miles turn right on Peabody Street. In 1.2 miles turn right on Liberty Street. In 0.5 miles Liberty St becomes North Liberty St. Follow North Liberty St for 2.1 miles and turn right on Sharpner's Pond Road. The parking area is 0.1 miles ahead. Sharpner's Pond Rd. is also accessible from Rte. 114.

Directions:

From Rte. 95, take Ext 51 and go west on Endicott St/Middleton Rd and in 0.9 miles turn right on Peabody Street. In 1.2 miles turn right on Liberty Street. In 0.5 miles Liberty St. becomes North Liberty St. Follow North Liberty St. for 2.1 miles and turn

Trip details

Activity: 
Trip region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Trip state: 
MA
Leader: 
Richard Lombard rllombard2@gmail.com (978-394-9619)
Coleader: 
Richard Lombard
Trip location: 
North Andover MA
Keywords: 
Bald Hill Conservation Area, Boxford State Forest, Bay Circuit Trail, Essex County Greenbelt Association
Status: 
Open
Trip country: 
USA
Trip difficulty: 
Moderate 4.5 - 5.0 miles over forest terrain

Audiences

Adults (18+)
Run until filled: 
No

Registration

Registration required: 
No

Fees

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Special types

Happenings: 
No
X Happenings: 
No
Volunteer: 
No
Instruction: 
No
First timers: 
Yes
Conservation: 
No
New members: 
Yes
Advance notice: 
No
Special notice: 
No
Creation date: 
2018-12-03 23:46:27.0
Last updated: 
2018-12-03 23:46:27.0