Bower Springs

Rules, Regulations and other Information
Bower Springs

Assessor’s Map and Parcel(s): 7.C-18A

Acres: ~48.09

Acquired: Purchase of the property through a combined effort with the Town of Harvard in 1973. The purchase was reimbursed through a Conservation grant. The purchase of this parcel totaling 68.15 acres began an area of contiguously conserved acres. Adjacent parcels have been acquired by the Bolton Conservation Trust.

Features: Meadow and field areas, two ponds and Bower brook wooded trails throughout the property, benches throughout, trails connecting to Vaughn Hill Conservation Area by crossing Bare Hill Road, and connecting to Bare Hill Wildlife Sanctuary in Harvard.

Access: parking area off of Flanagan road at trail head, trail easement from Vaughn Hill Conservation Area across Bare Hill Road (no parking), access from Bolton Road in Harvard at Bare Hill Wildlife Sanctuary.

Trails: HERE

Regulations for Use of Conservation Land

It is the intent and policy of the Conservation Commission that conservation land be maintained in a natural state. Some areas where appropriate the commission establishes trails to allow for passive recreational use. Any alteration to a Conservation property or trail by persons other than the Commission's authorized agents shall require the prior written permission of the Commission. The Conservation Land Rules and Regulations shall be adhered to at all times. Inclusive of the Dogs on Conservation Land Rules and Regulations. You may find these regulations on our town website or by clicking HERE.

In addition to the regulations referenced above, the following restrictions apply:

  1. Do not disturb wildlife
  2. No motorized vehicles
  3. No firearms, hunting, trapping
  4. No camping or fires
  5. Take you what you bring in
  6. No swimming
  7. Area closes at dusk – night use illegal

Adopted 12/21/2010
The maps and data displayed on this site are for reference and planning purposes only. The Town of Bolton assumes no legal responsibility for the information contained herein. The items specified above are restrictions specific to the conservation property. They are included for transparency purposes only. They do not give anyone the right to alter conservation property. That is ONLY the authority of the conservation commission or its authorized agents.