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Red Acre Woodlands

Your hike through the varied woodlands can begin on Red Acre Rd or South Acton Rd with a trail between.  Enjoy a stroll over eskers surrounded by upland forests and along boardwalks through wooded wetlands.  Side loops take you into a grove of beech trees and blueberry stands.  A highlight is when the spice pepper bushes bloom in August, filling the woods with a lovely aroma and a sea of white flowers. This trail can be combined with a walk through Captain Sargent property for a longer hike. 

Trail signs

Directions: primary access is from a roadside pull-off on South Acton Road, half a mile on the right after turning off of West Acton Road.  For alternative access, there is a pull-off on Red Acre Road, half a mile on the left when turning off of Great Road (Rt. 117).

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Property sign
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