The boardwalk! All finished
Walpole has an extensive town forest system, one section quite well known and well traveled since it abuts the town high school on Common Street.
Last fall, under construction
But another section of the forest (the East Section) is on the east side of Washington Street, with parking on South Street. Continue reading
The town of Walpole, MA has a small but picturesque town forest that takes you along the banks of the Neponset River. A truly “Easy Walk,” the trail is a half mile fire road, wide, relatively flat and smooth enough for a wide-tire bike to manage. Winter isn’t always the best time for gorgeous photos, but even in colder months this spot is pretty stunning. You’ll find more details about this and many other local trails in “More Easy Walks in Massachusetts”
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Marjorie Turner Hollman
Marjorie Turner Hollman is a personal historian who loves the outdoors, and has completed two guides to Easy Walking trails in Massachusetts, “Easy Walks in Massachusetts 2nd edition,” and “More Easy Walks in Massachusetts.” A native Floridian, she came north for college and snow! New England Regional Chair for the Association of Personal Historians, she is a Certified Legacy Planner with LegacyStories.org, and is the producer of numerous veterans interviews for the Bellingham/Mendon Veteran’s History Project. http://www.marjorieturner.com