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Spring Hill in Acton!

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  • Hearthstone Hill Land access trailhead

    Jay Lane, Acton, MA (map)

    42.493347 -71.403564

  • I will be at the trailhead by 3:45; I have a black Yaris. [masked]
  • Spring Hill is covered with a deciduous forest of mostly red and white oak, red maple, and black and white birch. A scattering of beech, larch, hemlock, and white pine are found throughout. On the forest floor a distinct community of ground covers and low-story vegetation exists. These include mosses, partridgeberry, princess pine, and several other members of the clubmoss family, all of which are indigenous to wet or heavily shaded areas. The under-story vegetation is dominated by high-bush blueberry and swamp azalea.

    Distance: about 3 miles
    Elevation: Some ups and downs
    Gain: Negligible
    Tortoise time: About 2 hours
    Leashed dogs allowed.

    Please bring: WATERPROOF hiking boots or shoes, backpack, water, snack, windproof/
    waterproof jacket.   Hat or bandanna recommended.  Sustained rain or otherwise horrible weather cancels!

    CLICK HERE for more information and a trail map!

    We are meeting at the on Strawberry Hill on Jay Lane, off Strawberry Hill Road.  Parking is provided on Strawberry Hill Road opposite from Jay Lane.

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  • BrendaC18

    If my other hike gets cancelled, I'll do this one...or if I'm feeling really engergetic (meaning a snack and a nap in between) Imay try to do both!! lol

    April 10, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I am only a maybe because I don't know where I'm working yet. So can't rsvp probably till Thursday

    April 9, 2013

  • Deb 0.

    My apologies - I still want to hike but I've been scheduled for a conference call & must cancel ... sigh.

    April 8, 2013

  • Deborah H

    Sadly, have to be out of town and won't be able to join the hike.

    April 7, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Do the Totoises ever hike on the weekends? It is hard for me to make it Mon-Th due to work schedule? I'd love to participate more.

    March 30, 2013

    • Julie C.

      Hi, Lorrie...there will be more weekend hikes planned as we move into spring!

      March 30, 2013

  • Elaine R.

    stuck at work

    March 29, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I start a new job this coming Monday I'm not be able to do any extracurricular activities during the day any longer. Wish I could just win the lottery.

    March 28, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Me, my baby and my hubby are itching to go!

    March 7, 2013


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