Highland Farm Loop

 1 vote

1.4 Miles 2.3 Kilometers

 

100% 

Runnable

0%

Singletrack

39' 12 m

Ascent

-39' -12 m

Descent

286' 87 m

High

262' 80 m

Low

1%

Avg Grade (1°)

4%

Max Grade (2°)

Unknown

Update

This loop features red cedar, pitch pine-oak, white and red pine, Northern Flickers, Great Horned Owls, and butterflies.

Heather Cooper

Overview

This loop traverses 45 acres of changing habitat. In the grassy meadow, you can observe red cedars, butterflies, and flickers. Beyond the meadow, pitch pine-oak woodland transitions into white and red pine forest, a favorite haunt of great horned owls. The wooded Wellington Hill is the highest point in Belmont.
Features: Birding — Fall Colors — Spring — Wildlife

Description

Head out on this clockwise loop from the visitor center going west toward the greenhouse. After two-tenths of a mile, turn left on the Red Maple Trail and take that to its southern terminus before heading west again, this time on the Highland Farm Meadow Connector toward Wellington Hill and the Highland Farm Loop Trail.

Take the loop all the way around back to the Red Maple Trail. From this point, you'll return the way you came.

There are a number of other trails in the area to explore, for more information check in at the visitor center or visit their website.

Flora & Fauna

Red cedar, pitch pine-oak, white and red pine, Northern Flickers, Great Horned Owls, and butterflies.

Contacts

Land Manager: Mass Audubon

Rate Featured Run


   Clear

4.0 from 1 vote


Get On-Trail Navigation

Send to Phone
Your Check-Ins

Check-Ins

none

Trail Ratings

  4.0 from 1 vote

#2419

Overall
  4.0 from 1 vote
5 Star
0%
4 Star
100%
3 Star
0%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
0%
Rankings

#24

in Massachusetts

#2,419

Overall
23 Views Last Month
213 Since Nov 18, 2016
Easy Easy

100%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%

Conditions



Getting forecast...

0 Comments

Trail Run Project is part of the REI Co-op family,
where a life outdoors is a life well lived.

Shop REI Running