The Trustees Challenge

Below is a list of The Trustees of Reservations properties, visited and to be visited. You can also view the list of places we’ve visited (at least the ones we’ve photographed and/or reported on) by viewing the relevant category.

Agassiz Rock – Manchester-by-the-Sea

Appleton Farms – Hamilton & Ipswich

Appleton Farms Grass Rides – Hamilton

Ashintully Gardens – Tyringham

Ashley House – Sheffield

Bartholomew’s Cobble – Sheffield

Bear Swamp – Ashfield

Bear’s Den – New Salem

Francis William Bird Park – Walpole

Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate – Canton

Bridge Island Meadows – Millis

Brooks Woodland Preserve – Petersham

William Cullen Bryant Homestead – Cummington

Bullitt Reservation – Ashfield and Conway

Cape Poge Wildlife Refuge – Martha’s Vineyard

Castle Hill on the Crane Estate – Ipswich

Cedariver – Millis

Chapel Brook – Ashfield

Charles River Peninsula – Needham

Chase Woodlands – Dover

Chestnut Hill Farm – Southborough

Chesterfield Gorge – Chesterfield

Coolidge Reservation – Manchester-by-the-Sea

✔ Copicut Woods – Fall River
I’ve been there. Got lost, mosquito bitten and rained-upon. Looking forward to the next attempt.

Cormier Woods – Uxbridge – Mendon

Cornell Farm – Dartmouth

Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge – Nantucket

✔ Crane Beach on the Crane Estate – Ipswich
I couldn’t guess how many times I’ve been. One of them was with my aunt, Gail, when she visited the coast for the first time.

Crowninshield Island – Marblehead

Dexter Drumlin – Lancaster

✔ Dinosaur Footprints – Holyoke
Stopped by one day a couple of years ago. Why can’t I find the photos?

✔ Doane’s Falls – Royalston

Doyle Community Park – Leominster

Dry Hill – New Marlborough

East Over Reservation – Rochester

Elliott Laurel – Phillipston

Field Farm – Williamstown

Fork Factory Brook – Medfield

Glendale Falls – Middlefield

Goose Pond Reservation – Lee

Greenwood Farm – Ipswich

Halibut Point Reservation – Rockport
We curled up and slept on the warm rocks one particularly lovely afternoon.

Hamlin Reservation – Ipswich

Holmes Reservation – Plymouth

Governor Hutchinson’s Field – Milton

Jacobs Hill – Royalston

Land of Providence – Holyoke

Long Hill – Beverly

Long Point Wildlife Refuge – Martha’s Vineyard

Lowell Holly – Mashpee & Sandwich

Lyman Reserve – Bourne – Plymouth – & Wareham

Malcolm Preserve – Carlisle

Mashpee River Reservation – Mashpee

McLennan Reservation – Otis & Tyringham

Medfield Meadow Lots – Medfield

Medfield Rhododendrons – Medfield

Menemsha Hills – Martha’s Vineyard

Misery Islands – Salem Sound
I especially want to visit this one. It’s only accessible via kayak/canoe.

Mission House – Stockbridge

Monument Mountain – Great Barrington

Moose Hill Farm – Sharon
I always go across the street to the Audubon property. I tried the Trustees side once and got horribly lost. Yen will help.

Mount Ann Park – Gloucester

Mountain Meadow Preserve – Williamstown – MA and Pownal – VT

Mytoi – Martha’s Vineyard

Naumkeag – Stockbridge

✔ Noanet Woodlands – Dover

Noon Hill – Medfield

Norris Reservation – Norwell

North Common Meadow – Petersham

Norton Point Beach – Martha’s Vineyard

Notchview – Windsor

Old Manse – Concord
Driven by, oh, about 900 times.

Old Town Hill – Newbury

Peaked Mountain – Monson

Pegan Hill – Dover & Natick

Peters Reservation – Dover

Petticoat Hill – Williamsburg

Pierce Reservation – Milton

Pine and Hemlock Knoll – Wenham

Powisset Farm – Dover

Questing – New Marlborough

Quinebaug Woods – Holland

✔ Ravenswood Park – Gloucester
The Swamp trail is most excellent. Don’t sprain your ankle at the farthest point from the car as I did.

Redemption Rock – Princeton

Rock House Reservation – West Brookfield

Rocky Narrows – Sherborn

✔ Rocky Woods – Medfield

Royalston Falls – Royalston

Shattuck Reservation – Medfield

Signal Hill – Canton

Slocum’s River Reserve – Dartmouth

Stavros Reservation – Essex

✔ Stevens-Coolidge Place – North Andover

Swift River Reservation – Petersham

Tantiusques – Sturbridge

✔ Tully Lake Campground – Royalston
We didn’t camp – yet. Just walked around it.

Two Mile Farm – Marshfield

Tyringham Cobble – Tyringham

✔ Ward Reservation – Andover & North Andove
Love that quaking bog!

Wasque – Martha’s Vineyard

Weir Hill – North Andover
That first hill is a killer, but I love the omnipresent dogs.

Weir River Farm – Hingham

Westport Town Farm – Westport – MA

Whitney and Thayer Woods – Cohasset & Hingham

✔ World’s End – Hingham
I almost don’t want to count this because I was wearing unsensible shoes, it was flooded, and the causeway was under construction. The great view is still a great view, though.

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