Trail Alerts

Trail Alert: Run for the Trails in Hamilton on Saturday

| September 12, 2018

Trail Alert!

For all trail users:  ECTA will be hosting our 14th annual Run for the Trails 5 and 10 mile race this Saturday, September 15th.  Below is a map of our course. The race starts at the Myopia Schooling Field in Hamilton, MA, and will go through Harvard Woods, Appleton Farms, and Pingree Reservation.  There will be runners along this route from 9am to 12pm, so please be courteous and avoid this area during this time.  We very much appreciate it!

Trail Alert: Dogs on Leash at SF

| August 20, 2018

Trail Alert!

As we are all out enjoying these last days of summer, we would like to remind everyone to please keep your dogs on a leash where it is required.  If you are walking your dog on the Myopia Schooling Field you must have your dog on a leash.  ECTA encourages all trail users to be courteous to one another. Thank you!

Trail Alert: Waldingfield Driving Competition this Weekend!

| July 13, 2018

Trail Alert!

The 30th Annual Waldingfield Driving Competition at Waldingfield will be this weekend, July 14-15, 2018.  Many thanks to Holly Pulsifer and Don Curiale for this wonderful ECTA benefit!

Trail Alert: Run at Pingree on Saturday July 14th

| July 9, 2018

Trail Alert!

Please be aware that Greenbelt will be hosting their Run for the Hills trail run at Pingree from 9am-11am on Saturday, July 14th.   The course will go through Pingree Reservation and Pingree School, so please avoid those areas at this time.

Trail Alert: Myopia Hunter Pace this Sunday 5/20

| May 18, 2018

Trail Alert!

Please be aware that Myopia Hunt will be holding their 2018 Spring Hunter Pace this Sunday, May 20th, from 9am to 2:30pm.  They will be riding in the Myopia Schooling Field, Harvard Woods, and Pingree Reservation.  Please plan your weekend trail activities with this in mind.  For more information, please check out their website here.  Thank you!

Trail Alert: Paving at Bradley Palmer

| May 18, 2018

Trail Alert!

The Asbury Street entrance and parking lot of Bradley Palmer will be closed today (5/18), Monday (5/21), and Tuesday (5/22) from 6:30am to 4pm for paving.  You may still access the park from the Highland Street entrance during this time.

 

Trail Alert: Bridle Trails Open

| May 9, 2018

Trail Alert!

The bridle trails at Appleton Farms, Groton House Farm and Turner Hill Farm are now open for equestrian use.  Please continue to use caution in areas where the footing may be soft, and stay to the edges of any fields (do NOT go across fields). Reminders: No galloping or jumping.  No dogs.  Beware of donkeys training for ECTA’s Trail Jamboree Donkey race.  Also, please let ECTA know of any fallen trees on Winthrop trails.  Thank you!

Trail Alert: Spring Run in Willowdale on Sat. May 5th

| May 2, 2018

Trail Alert!

For all trail users:  ECTA will be hosting our annual Spring for the Trails Half Marathon in Willowdale State Forest this Saturday, May 5th.  Below is a map of our course. There will be runners along this route from 8am to 12pm, so please be courteous and avoid this area during this time.  We very much appreciate it!

Trail Alert: Be Aware of Soft Trails and Fields

| April 27, 2018

Trail Alert!

Spring is here!  With the rain comes our seasonal reminder to all trail users to please be cautious of leaving ruts or prints on the soft trails!  We also ask for all equestrians to not ride in the middle of soft fields, which may leave dangerous footing for other users.  Thank you for helping us keep the trails in good shape for everyone.

Trail Alert: Be aware of soft trails

| February 21, 2018

Trail Alert!

Usually we are talking about snow in February, but with our current warm snap we would like to remind all trail users to please be cautious of leaving ruts or prints on the soft trails!  We also ask for all equestrians to not ride on the Schooling Field during this wet time as well.  Thank you for helping us keep the trails in good shape for everyone.