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  • Sections of Boardwalk Closed at Red Maple Swamp Trail

    Sections of the boardwalk at the Red Maple Swamp Trail have been closed due to structural deterioration and safety concerns. Check at Salt Pond Visitor Center for the current status of this trail, and for your safety, remain out of closed areas.

Event Details

  • Multiple Days: 09/16/2014, 09/30/2014, 10/09/2014

    Location: Call for meeting location Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Province Lands Visitor Center Contact Phone Number: 508-487-1256

Join the great-grandson of Sheldon William Ball and explore the area that was once the Ballston Beach Seaside Summer Colony. Ascend Bearberry Hill for dramatic views of the ocean and the Pamet River Valley. Along the way, experience heathlands, forest, and sea cliffs. The terrain is rugged, with steep hills and soft sand. Long pants recommended to guard against ticks and poison ivy. Wear sturdy shoes and a hat. Bring sunscreen, bug spray, and water. By reservation only no more than one week in advance. Call Province Lands Visitor Center, 508-487-1256, for meeting location and to register.