One of my goals for 2017 is to explore as many of Massachusetts’ natural places as I can. This map documents the locations of all the conservation areas, Mass Audubon properties, state parks, and other open space lands I’ve explored. Where appropriate, links to associated websites and trail maps are provided below.



Town/Land Trust Conservation Land (dark blue):

Birch Island, Wareham

Bourne Farm, Falmouth

Bourne Sisters Woodland, Bourne

Carter Beal Conservation Area, Plymouth

Destruction Brook Woods, Dartmouth

Four Ponds Conservation Area/Bourne Town Forest, Bourne

Goodwill Park and Long Pond Trails, Falmouth

Johns Pond Park, Mashpee

Lansing Bennett Forest, Duxbury

Lawrence Island, Bourne

Little Bay and Monks Park, Bourne

Long Pond Trails/Goodwill Park, Falmouth

Red Brook Conservation Area, Bourne

Sandy Neck, Barnstable


State Parks and Forests (green):

Crane Wildlife Management Area, Falmouth

Lithia Springs, South Hadley

Myles Standish State Forest, Carver

Quabbin Gate 40, Petersham

Quashnet River, Mashpee

Scusset Beach State Reservation, Sandwich

Skinner State Park, Hadley, MA

South Cape Beach, Mashpee


MassAudubon Locations (purple):

Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary, Dartmouth

Ashumet Holly Wildlife Sanctuary, Falmouth

Joppa Flats, Newburyport

Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary, Barnstable


The Trustees of Reservations Locations (yellow):

Crane Beach, Ipswich

Lyman Reserve, Bourne

Mashpee River Woodlands – Fitch Conservation Area, Mashpee


National Wildlife Refuges (red):

Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, Newburyport