Southboro Open Land Foundation

people looking over meadow at sunset

Bigelow Wildlife Refuge

Published on January 7, 2022 by Eileen Samberg

Bigelow Wildlife Refuge, on Bigelow Road, features a beautiful wetland swamp and woodland that can be explored along a 300-foot gravel path to a viewing platform.

Link to the Bigelow Wildlife Refuge page.

Templeman-Watkins Loop Trail

Published on December 22, 2021 by Eileen Samberg

Link to the Templeman Woods page and Templeman-Watkins Loop Trail.

The joint Templeman Woods and Watkins Woods Conservation Land properties comprise 18 contiguous acres of wetlands and uplands. The Templeman-Watkins Loop Trail can be accessed from Cordaville Road (Rte 85). Features include wooden boardwalks constructed by several Eagle Scout candidates, vernal pools, glacial rock formations, old stone walls, and the Martha Templeman dedication plaque. There is limited parking near the trail entrance for two or three cars along Rte. 85, close to the Mass Pike overpass.