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DirectionsCelebrate the Peacefulness and Beauty of the Trails in the Burlington Landlocked Forest

The Friends of the Landlocked Forest are celebrating new boardwalks and trails and a new map for this little-known gem. It’s only minutes from your house!


2013 trail building

Burlington Selectmen, Dan DiTucci (left) and Ralph Patuto listen to Lexington Selectman Norman Cohen at the dedication ceremony for the information kiosk built at the entrance to the Landlocked Forest.

We are super excited to announce that on January 23, 2017 Burlington Town Meeting voted to change the zoning on Burlington's Landlocked Forest to Open Space! 92 in favor of the rezoning to open space and 11 opposed - a huge victory!!! Thank you so much to EVERYONE who has helped and continues to help preserve this 250 acre forest! 



Please join us to help preserve the Meadow in the Landlocked Forest. This is our second cutting, so we expect it will be easier than last time! You don’t need any special skills, just an interest in keeping a unique forest meadow. Saturday, Dec. 2nd Starts at 8:30 am at the Turning Mill Road parking area – or meet us any time after 9 am at the meadow. We’ll be there until about 2 pm, so come when you can. Useful tools – please bring these if you have them: rakes, loppers (the ones that cut up to 1 inch branches), tarps or old sheets to move the brush that we cut, garden gloves (essential), water bottle Refreshments provided – and great company To find out about a weather cancellation, call Paul Girouard at 781-460-8406 before 8 am on Dec. 2nd.


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Friends of the Burlington Landlocked Forest is an organization of citizens concerned with the wellbeing and preservation of 270-acres of land located between Routes 62, 3, and 128 in Burlington, MA.

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