Buxton Forest

Area

Overview

  • Directions

    Geolocation is not allowed
  • Size

    109.32 acres

Contact Information

Description

A marked trail leads through hemlock woods and past a beaver marsh to the summit of Mount Wallingford. The summit offers a nice view to the north. Look for wild blueberries in season. There is a property sign at the entrance on Flanders Memorial Road and enough room to park one or two vehicles.

  • This property is open dawn to dusk
  • Carry out all trash
  • Dogs must remain under control and owners must pack out all dog waste
  • No motorized wheeled vehicles
  • No camping
  • No Campfires
  • Hunting and fishing are allowed
  • Leave natural and cultural features undisturbed

Allowed Activities
Hiking
Dog Walking
Birdwatching
Cross Country Skiing
Hunting
Snowmobiling
Snowshoeing

Additional Information

Accessibility Description

Trail Information The Buxton Forest / Elizabeth Simons Preserve Difficulty: Strenuous Round-trip Distance: 2.50 miles Trail Markings: Yellow Rectangles

Trail Directions:

A marked trail leads from the property entrance on Flanders Memorial Road to the top of Mount Wallingford. This 2.5-mile, moderately strenuous route takes you along old woods roads (now a snowmobile trail) and along a narrow hiking path. There are some steep sections to reach the summit.