This is the trail that enters our woodlot. Bordered by ancient stone walls, during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries it was the coach road that connected the small towns of Greenfield and Francestown, New Hampshire. In the mid 1800's there wouldn't have been any trees here as land was cleared on both sides of the road for pasture during the Merino sheep craze that swept through New England at the time.
As this narrow little trail circles through woodland at the Rachel Carson Wildlife Refuge in Wells, Maine it provides many open vistas for enjoying views of the tidal marsh that provides a home to so many species of birds and wildlife.Read More
On the day after Thanksgiving, I'd rather avoid the black Friday madness and instead clear my head and stretch my legs with a walk in the woods.Read More