Moose Hill

13 01 2008

MA - Sharon - Moose Hill

  • Location: Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary, Sharon, MA
  • Owner: Mass Audubon
  • Date: 1/13/2008
  • Highlights: Travels through fields, marshes and woodland, passing an old cistern before reaching a ledge view that includes the surrounding countryside and Gillette Stadium 
  • Directions (from Boston): 24.6 miles, 33
  • The Trail: 2.2 miles round trip
    1. From the parking lot, follow Moose Hill Parkway back to its T with Moose Hill Street.  The trailhead will be in front of you at the T. 
    2. The trail passes through some woods, then turns left after an old barn.
    3. After skirting a clearing, and renetering the woods, the trail makes a shart right turn and winds its way uphill past a cistern to the summit.
    4. Return the same way or at the clearing follow an alternative path along a boardwalk through marsh which eventually rejoins the initial path near the trailhead.
  • Trail maps are available in the Audubon building next to the parking lot.  There is a small fee to use the Sanctuary’s trails.