Dear Friends and Supporters, Essex County Trail Association would like to let you know that our office at 162 Main Street Suite 5 in Wenham will be temporarily closed in order to promote social distancing due to the global pandemic. You may still reach out to ECTA via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or […]
Trail Alert! ECTA is happy to announce that we have received a grant from DCR’s Recreational Trails Grant (administered by MassTrails) to replace the failing culvert on the esker on Trail 23 in Willowdale! Work will begin this week. Please make your trail plans accordingly. Below is a map of […]
Trail Alert! As a reminder, all bridle trails on Groton House Farm, Turner Hill Farm, and Collarbone Field are closed for the season. We will notify you in the spring when the trails reopen. Please note: The connector at Turner Hill Golf Course is open-year round. Turner Hill Farm (the […]
Trail Alert! As a reminder, New England Biolabs requests for all trail users to please not ride on the driveway or on the soccer field. We ask you all to please respect the landowner’s request and stay on the trails.
THANK YOU to all those who participated in our 2nd Annual Thanks for the Trails 5K and Kid’s Fun Run! It was a big success! And a big THANK YOU to all of our generous sponsors! We couldn’t have done it without you! The race results are in and can […]
Trail Alert! Our friends at Myopia Hunt are hosting their Thanksgiving Hunt tomorrow (11/28/19)! It will start at 9:30am at Appleton Farms, Ipswich, and go across the beautiful countryside, ending at 1pm. Please avoid this route during between 9:30am-1pm. Many thanks! For more information, click here. Here is the course […]
Trail Alert! ECTA will be hosting our second annual Thanks for the Trails 5k and Kids’ Fun Run on Friday, November 29th at Patton Park in Hamilton. Runners will be on route (see route here 5K Map) between 9am and 10:30am, so please be courteous and avoid this area during this time. We […]
Trail Alert! The Stone Cat Marathon trail run will be taking place in Willowdale State Forest this Saturday, Nov. 2nd from 8am-5pm. There will be 400 runners out on the trails in Willowdale. Please avoid this area during the race. For more race information, check out the Stone Cat website […]