The mission of the Dunstable Rural Land Trust (DRLT), founded in 1974, is focused on preserving, conserving, and educating people about the beautiful rural landscape that is Dunstable, Massachusetts. The 350-acre DRLT Wildlife Preserve, a testament to the nonprofit’s efforts, provides trails through old-growth forest, along very active beaver ponds, and through open meadows.
The property is linked to the Nashua River Rail Trail, which travels 11 miles through the towns of Ayer, Groton, Pepperell, and Dunstable. The preserve becomes a wonderland in winter, with opportunities for skiing, snowshoeing, and ice-skating.
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