Boscawen Town Forest Tour

Hosted by the Boscawen Conservation Commission

Join the Boscawen Conservation Commission on Sunday, August 26th, from 2:00 to 4:00pm (rain or shine) for a tour of the Boscawen Town Forest. Meet at the Weir Road gate trailhead kiosk (Queen Street Side). Your guides will be Ray Mercier, OLLI volunteer instructor, area hiker, and Weir family history buff; and Jeff Abbe, Boscawen Conservation Commissioner, Town Forest user, Naturalist and Trails Manager.

  • Visit the Weir Farmstead foundations
  • Weir Family history and how this property is still so important to all residents of Boscawen
  • Forest management practices past & present
  • Forest types, geology, tree & plant identification, recreation potentials of the Town Forest

Come outside with us, you'll be glad you did. This hike is 1.5 miles and easy to uneven forest footing, with lots of discussion. Please bring proper footwear, water, hat, bug spray if needed.

Shuttle to the Farmstead possible if walking is not an option. If you have any questions or special needs call Ray Mercier at 603-831-3083 or email or Jeff Abbe at 603-856-3298 or email