Shieling State Forest, Boulder Trail

Peterborough New Hampshire Walks

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A multifaceted, enjoyable walk through an intriguing range of sites with monolithic glacial boulders. Well-designed and easily walked, this varied trail winds through a forest with a broad range of fascinating sites for its relatively small acreage. The forest was donated to the state in 1980 by Elizabeth Yates McGreal, a prolific, well-known writer and resident of Peterborough for many years. The clearly marked trail was conceived for educational outings through inspiring woodland. It is a fine introduction for children to the variety of nature. In fact, one day we met two families we knew having a good time seeing the old trees, meandering Dunbar Brook, giant glacial erratic boulders, a rock quarry, a wildflower garden, and other sites.
Nature Walks in Southern New Hampshire

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Nature Walks in Southern New Hampshire

by Julia Older & Steve Sherman (Appalachian Mountain Club Books)

A multifaceted, enjoyable walk through an intriguing range of sites with monolithic glacial boulders. Well-designed and easily walked, this varied trail winds through a forest with a broad range of fascinating sites for its relatively small acreage. The forest was donated to the state in 1980 by Elizabeth Yates McGreal, a prolific, well-known writer and resident of Peterborough for many years. The clearly marked trail was conceived for educational outings through inspiring woodland. It is a fine introduction for children to the variety of nature. In fact, one day we met two families we knew having a good time seeing the old trees, meandering Dunbar Brook, giant glacial erratic boulders, a rock quarry, a wildflower garden, and other sites.

©   Julia Older & Steve Sherman/Appalachian Mountain Club Books. All Rights Reserved.

Activity Type: Walking
Nearby City: Peterborough
Length: 1.5
Trail Type: Loop/Lollipop
Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes
Season: Best spring through fall
Local Contacts: Shieling State Forest
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