Metacomet Land Trust PO Box 231 Franklin, MA 02038 info@metacometlandtrust.org

Our Preserves


 
Metacomet Land Trust owns 486 acres of conservation land in seven towns.  All of the properties are open for the public to enjoy.  
 
Blackstone
  • Hop Brook Preserve (The Daniels Farm), Mendon Street: The land trust retains ownership of the 130 acres of woodland for open space and trails originally donated by Doris Daniels King in 1998.  A parking area to access the property is located off Mendon Street. Trail Map
Franklin
  • Reid Memorial Conservation Area on Daniels Road (14.5 acres).
  • Dawn Marie Circle (10.5 acres).
  • Franklin Woods off Lincoln Street (41.8 acres). Trail Map
  • Lady Bug trail, 1.75 acre parcel off Coronation Drive dedicated to Alfred S. Ferguson in May 2000.
Mendon
  • 17 acres off Hartford Ave donated by George Ford in 2018. 
Northbridge
  • Twenty-four acres of open space in the Presidential Farms development deeded to MLT by developer David Brossi in 2019.
Sutton and Millbury
  • 126.9 acre parcel off Chase Road acquired in 1999.
Sutton
  • Central Turnpike, 3.2 acres. Location Map
  • Putnam Hill Road, 6.5 acres donated by James and Marina Gvazdauskas, January 2001.
  • John S. Duff Memorial Preserve, 9 acres off Manchaug Road donated by Otco, Inc., November, 2001 Location Map
  • Manchaug Road, 6 acres donated by John & Donna Couture, December 2002. Location Map
  • Lake Manchaug Overlook, 9.3 acres donated by Gretchen Richards and Robert Ferragamo, December, 2010.
  • One-half interest in land off Putnam Hill Road in Sutton consisting of 6 acres donated by Robert Nunnemacher, 2014.
  • One-half interest in land off Mendon Road in Sutton consisting of 14 acres donated by Marie Linder, 2014.
  • Stevens Pond, 38.9 acres donated by the Sutton Development Trust in 2017 and 11 acres donated by the Sutton Development Trust in 2018.
Upton
  • Ruguleiski Woods,  26 acres donated by the Ruguleiski family, August, 2016.
  • Blue Conservation Area, 3 acre parcel on Crockett Road and Mill Brook donated in 2018 by Jodi Naze and her husband.