Bedford Town Trail Walk to Dellovo Conservation Area

Please join the Bedford Trails Committee for a free Trail Walk to explore the Dellovo Conservation Area, which then leads onto the MassPort property. We plan to walk some trails between Hanscom Field and the Reformatory Branch Trail, thru frozen swamps that we normally avoid. Deep snow may necessitate an easier route. The walk will be slow-paced, lasting about 2 hours. DIFFICULTY LEVEL: MODERATE.

Bedford Town Trail Walk to Buehler Ponds and Middlesex Community College trails, Saturday January 4, 2020 at 9:45 am, led by Michael Barbehenn

Description: Please join the Bedford Trails Committee for a free Trail Walk to Buehler Ponds and Governor Winthrop Conservation Areas, and the Middlesex Community College (MCC) trails—see below for more info on these areas. The walk is about 4 miles, and will last about 2 hours. Difficulty       Hard (due to 2 hour duration, 4 mile distance, some big hills for Bedford,
Level:              might be slippery, muddy or icy)
When and     We meet at 9:45 AM at the parking lot behind the Bedford Free Public Library
Where:          (7 Mudge Way). Alternatively, you can meet us at the Fawn Lake parking lot, off Sweetwater Av.—see map at website below–where we will leave at 10:10 am sharp. Please allow time to sign a waiver if you have not already done so.  
Directions: From Mudge Way, turn left on Great Road (Rt.

Bedford Town Trail Walk to Minnie Reid Conservation Area

Description:           Please join the Bedford Trails Committee for a free Trail Walk to the Minnie Reid Conservation Area. The walk will be slow-paced, lasting about 1 to 2 hours. If the conditions permit, we will walk all the way to the Concord River. Difficulty Level:       Moderate. Trails include hills, tree roots, and uneven terrain, and could be muddy, snowy or icy.

Bedford Town Trail Walk Saturday November 2 at 9:45 am to Wilson Mill Park and Burlington Landlocked Forest, Led by Mark Levine and Sharon McDonald, Town Historian

Have you ever heard of the Wilson Mill? The corn it ground was vital to the town three hundred years ago… Alas, it is long gone! But the millpond remains, and the little stream still rushes over the rocks down a shallow gorge. It has become a Bedford town park located on Old Burlington Road just yards from where Route 62 goes under Route 3. Come and stand beside the water and listen for a few minutes while Town Historian Sharon McDonald recounts stories about the old Wilson Mill.We will then explore the Wilson Mill Park, the Burlington Landlocked Forest, and (depending on the group and conditions) Bedford’s Old Rez Conservation Area.

Bedford Town Trail Walk to Old Reservoir Conservation Area Saturday October 5 at 9:45 am, led by Dan Hurwitz

Please join the Bedford Trails Committee for a free Trail Walk to the Old Reservoir, Valente Land, and Corey/Page Road Conservation Areas. This area has ponds, streams, and hills, as well as open and dense woods. The walk will be moderately paced about 3 miles, lasting about 1 – 1 1/2 hours. When and Where:   We meet at 9:45 AM at the parking lot  behind the Bedford Free Public Library (7 Mudge Way). Alternatively, you can meet us at the Old Reservoir trailhead at the back northeast corner of the Shawsheen Cemetery near the fence corner (see map and additional information at: https://groups.google.com/group/bedfordma-trails), where we will leave at 10 am sharp.

Bedford Town Trail Walk: West Bedford Trails, Saturday Sept. 7 at 9:45 am, led by Michael Barbehenn and Ralph Hammond

Please join the Bedford Trails Committee for a free Trail Walk on the West Bedford trails, at 9:45 am on Saturday September 7, led by Michael Barbehenn and Ralph Hammond. Ralph will tell stories about the history of the area, including the Apple Orchard/Apple industry in Bedford, Politics, Nike Site, Corduroy Roads of Bedford, and the Great Cedar Swamp. Starting at the intersection of Davis & Revolutionary Ridge Roads, we’ll walk through the Carlisle Road Conservation Areas (see description and map at https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/bedfordma-trails/CbWbEbb-mO0 ) to Old Causeway. Depending on interest, we might continue to the Harvard Lab Station. The walk is about 2.5-3 miles long and, while mostly flat, does have tree roots, bog bridges to cross wetlands, and some narrow trails.

Bedford Town Trail Walk: “Town Loop” to Lindau and York Conservation Areas, led by Michael Barbehenn

Please join the Bedford Trails Committee for a free “Town Loop” Trail Walk to the Lindau and York Conservation Areas, at 9:45 am on Saturday Aug. 3, led by Michael Barbehenn. Starting at the parking lot behind the Bedford Free Public Library, we’ll walk through Lindau Conservation Area to the water tower, cross to the York Conservation Area, and walk the Narrow Gauge Rail Trail back to the Library. The walk is a little under 3 miles long and, while mostly flat, does have a few hills. The walk takes about 1-1/2 hours at a modest pace.

Bedford Town Trail Walk: “Town Loop” to the new Washington Street Pedestrian Bridge, Saturday July 13 at 9:45 am, led by Clem Larson

Please join the Bedford Trails Committee for a free “Town Loop” Trail Walk to the new Washington Street Pedestrian Bridge, on Saturday July 13 at 9:45 am, led by Clem Larson. Note that (due to the July 4 holiday), we delayed the trail walk from the normal first Saturday of the month to July 13 instead. Starting at the parking lot behind the Bedford Free Public Library, we’ll cross Town Campus and pass by Town Hall, to the Narrow Gauge Rail Trail and to the Railroad Depot at Depot Park. We’ll walk down to the end of Washington St. at the new Washington St.

Bedford Town Trail Walk to Buehler Ponds and Winthrop Conservation Area Saturday June 1 at 9:45 am, led by Michael Barbehenn

Please join the Bedford Trails Committee for a freeTrail Walk to Buehler Ponds and Winthrop Conservation Areas, and the Middlesex Community College trails. The walk will last about 1-1/2 to 2 hours. When and     We meet at 9:45 AMat the parking lot behind the Bedford Free Public Library (7 Mudge Way). Where:          Alternatively, you can meet us at the Fawn Lake parking lot, off Sweetwater Av.—see map–where we will leave at 10:10 am sharp.                           Please allow time to sign a waiver if you have not already done so.