Nature & Trails

Nature and Trails in Franklin MA

June 10, 2020
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Riverbend Hiking Trails – Franklin’s newest recreation resource

Hikers and outdoor enthusiasts take note: there’s a new recreational resource taking shape in Franklin, MA. Called the Riverbend Hiking Trails, this 40 +/- acre parcel […]
November 6, 2019

Franklin’s Trunkline Trail getting million dollar upgrade

Franklin’s section of the twenty-two mile long Southern New England Trunkline Trail is set to get a $1M+ upgrade in 2020.  An underpass will be built […]
October 19, 2015

Fishing at Beaver Pond Recreation Area in Franklin, MA

The Beaver Pond Recreation Area in Franklin, MA a super spot for fishing.  It’s perfect for young anglers and is right in town with plenty of […]
May 25, 2015
DelCarte Franklin MA

Fishing fun at DelCarte

The DelCarte Recreation and Conservation Area is a 130 acre oasis of woods, ponds and walking trails located right in the heart of Franklin, MA. Access […]
June 4, 2014
DelCarte Franklin MA

DelCarte gets major upgrade

The130+ acre DelCarte Conservation Area received major improvements that were completed in 2014. Large portions of the dam system were rebuilt. and the walking trails that […]
August 1, 2010

Pick-your-own blueberries in Franklin, Massachusetts (MA)

The Gianettis’ U-Pick Blueberries has been a summertime staple for family fun in Franklin, MA for years!  Located just off Exit 16 on I-495 , the […]
December 19, 2008
State Forest Franklin MA

Franklin State Forest

This 880+ acre woodland is located in the western and southern parts of Franklin, MA, roughly paralleling Grove Street .  There are many trails and dirt […]
December 19, 2008

Southern New England Trunkline Trail

The eastern section of the 22 mile-long Southern New England Trunkline Trail (SNETT) starts in Franklin, MA  at Grove Street and runs through Bellingham and Blackstone […]
December 19, 2008
Delcarte Franklin MA

DelCarte Conservation Area

Called a “hidden gem” by the Milford Daily News, this 130 acre parcel (formerly known as the Franklin Reservoir) is located on Pleasant Street in Franklin, […]
December 19, 2008
Franklin Town Forest Franklin MA

Franklin Town Forest

The Franklin Town Forest is a 180+ acre town-owned preserve off of Summer Street in Franklin, Massachusetts. The Town Forest should not be confused with the […]
December 19, 2008
Indian Rock Franklin MA

Indian Rock Conservation Area

The Indian Rock Conservation Area in Franklin, MA is located off of Jordan Road, abutting the aptly-named Indian Rock Subivision. The Indian Rock Conservation Area comprises […]
December 19, 2008

Metacomet Trust and town conservation land

This 90+ acre parcel of undeveloped land with walking trails lies between Lincoln and Maple Streets in Franklin, MA. Bridle Path traverses the parcel This resource […]