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Leslie C. Bockes Memorial Forest



Trails on the forested part of the property north of Bockes Road wind through an oak-pine forest that shows off good forest management at its best. Note how the forester has ensured that each crop tree has space to develop a full crown, thus maximizing its growth. The hill on the northwestern side of the property offers views to the southwest at times when leaves are not present on the hardwoods. Because this property is an island of habitat within a mosaic of suburbs, it has become a refuge for small mammals. Look for signs of fox, fisher, coyote, raccoon, and weasel. For leaf-peeping close to home, this property, with long views down its woods roads, is an excellent choice.

  • 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
Cross Country Skiing
Dog Walking
Good For

Additional Information

Accessibility Description

*WINTER ACCESS: The parking at this property is not plowed.* There is a property sign with limited roadside parking for 4-5 cars.