List of properties managed by The Trustees of Reservations

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The following is a list of properties managed by The Trustees of Reservations (TTOR), a non-profit land conservation and historic preservation organization dedicated to preserving natural and historical places in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The Trustees are the oldest regional land trust in the world. The Trustees of Reservations own title to over 100 properties on 25,000 acres (10,000 ha) in Massachusetts, all of which are open to the public; it maintains conservation restrictions on 200 more properties. Properties include historic mansions, estates, and gardens; woodland preserves; waterfalls; mountain peaks; wetlands and riverways; coastal bluffs, beaches, and barrier islands; farmland and CSA projects; and archaeological sites.[1][2]

Name Town County Year
Acquired
Acreage Description
Agassiz Rock Manchester-by-the-Sea
42°35′53″N 70°46′01″W / 42.5981°N 70.7669°W / 42.5981; -70.7669 (Agassiz Rock)
Essex 1957 116 acres (47 ha) Two dramatic examples of glacial erratics.
Appleton Farms Hamilton / Ipswich
42°39′23″N 70°50′42″W / 42.6565°N 70.8450°W / 42.6565; -70.8450 (Appleton Farms)
Essex 1998 658 acres (266 ha) One of the oldest working farms in the United States
Appleton Farms Grass Rides Hamilton
42°39′23″N 70°50′42″W / 42.6565°N 70.8450°W / 42.6565; -70.8450 (Appleton Farms Grass Rides)
Essex 1970 259 acres (105 ha)
Ashintully Gardens Tyringham
42°12′57″N 73°10′30″W / 42.2159°N 73.1750°W / 42.2159; -73.1750 (Ashintully Gardens)
Berkshire 1996 120 acres (49 ha)
Ashley House Sheffield
42°03′34″N 73°21′18″W / 42.0594°N 73.3551°W / 42.0594; -73.3551 (Ashley House)
Berkshire 1972 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Bartholomew's Cobble Sheffield
42°03′27″N 73°21′03″W / 42.0575°N 73.3508°W / 42.0575; -73.3508 (Bartholomew's Cobble)
Berkshire 1946 329 acres (133 ha)
Bear Swamp Ashfield
42°32′57″N 72°49′31″W / 42.5491°N 72.8253°W / 42.5491; -72.8253 (Bear Swamp)
Franklin 1968 285 acres (115 ha)
Bear's Den New Salem
42°32′29″N 72°19′30″W / 42.5415°N 72.3251°W / 42.5415; -72.3251 (Bear's Den)
Franklin 1968 6 acres (2.4 ha)
Francis William Bird Park Walpole
42°09′35″N 71°12′54″W / 42.1597°N 71.2150°W / 42.1597; -71.2150 (Francis William Bird Park)
Norfolk 2003 89 acres (36 ha)
Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate Canton
42°12′42″N 71°07′11″W / 42.2116°N 71.1198°W / 42.2116; -71.1198 (Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate)
Norfolk 1991 90 acres (36 ha)
Bridge Island Meadows Millis
42°11′31″N 71°20′46″W / 42.192°N 71.346°W / 42.192; -71.346 (Bridge Island Meadows)
Norfolk 1974 80 acres (32 ha)
Brooks Woodland Preserve Petersham
42°28′26″N 72°09′32″W / 42.4738°N 72.1589°W / 42.4738; -72.1589 (Brooks Woodland Preserve)
Worcester 1975 558 acres (226 ha)
William Cullen Bryant Homestead Cummington
42°28′17″N 72°56′26″W / 42.4713°N 72.9406°W / 42.4713; -72.9406 (William Cullen Bryant Homestead)
Hampshire 1927 195 acres (79 ha)
Cape Poge Wildlife Refuge Edgartown
41°25′08″N 70°27′06″W / 41.4188°N 70.4518°W / 41.4188; -70.4518 (Cape Poge Wildlife Refuge)
Dukes 1959 516 acres (209 ha)
Castle Hill Ipswich
42°41′06″N 70°46′45″W / 42.6851°N 70.7792°W / 42.6851; -70.7792 (Castle Hill)
Essex 1949 165 acres (67 ha)
Cedariver Millis
42°09′27″N 71°20′06″W / 42.1576°N 71.3351°W / 42.1576; -71.3351 (Cedariver)
Norfolk 2004 55 acres (22 ha)
Chapel Brook Ashfield
42°28′57″N 72°45′36″W / 42.4825°N 72.76°W / 42.4825; -72.76 (Chapel Brook)
Franklin 1964 173 acres (70 ha)
Charles River Peninsula Needham
42°15′23″N 71°16′00″W / 42.2564°N 71.2667°W / 42.2564; -71.2667 (Charles River Peninsula)
Norfolk 1960 30 acres (12 ha)
Chase Woodlands Dover
42°14′02″N 71°19′22″W / 42.2339°N 71.3228°W / 42.2339; -71.3228 (Chase Woodlands)
Norfolk 1993 85 acres (34 ha)
Chesterfield Gorge Chesterfield
42°23′35″N 72°52′48″W / 42.3931°N 72.88°W / 42.3931; -72.88 (Chesterfield Gorge)
Hampshire 1929 166 acres (67 ha)
Coolidge Reservation Manchester-by-the-Sea
42°34′27″N 70°43′43″W / 42.5742°N 70.7286°W / 42.5742; -70.7286 (Coolidge Reservation)
Essex 1990 64 acres (26 ha)
Copicut Woods Fall River
41°42′18″N 71°03′16″W / 41.705°N 71.0544°W / 41.705; -71.0544 (Copicut Woods)
Bristol 2002 516 acres (209 ha)
Cormier Woods Uxbridge
42°04′08″N 71°35′38″W / 42.069°N 71.594°W / 42.069; -71.594 (Cormier Woods)
Worcester 2008 175 acres (71 ha)
Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge Nantucket
41°21′33″N 70°01′08″W / 41.3592°N 70.0189°W / 41.3592; -70.0189 (Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge)
Nantucket 1974 1,117 acres (452 ha)
Crane Beach Ipswich
42°41′15″N 70°46′11″W / 42.6874°N 70.7696°W / 42.6874; -70.7696 (Crane Beach)
Essex 1945 1,234 acres (499 ha)
Crane Wildlife Refuge Essex
42°40′27″N 70°45′35″W / 42.6742°N 70.7597°W / 42.6742; -70.7597 (Crane Wildlife Refuge)
Essex 1974 697 acres (282 ha)
Crowninshield Island Marblehead
42°30′51″N 70°50′33″W / 42.5142°N 70.8426°W / 42.5142; -70.8426 (Crowninshield Island)
Essex 1955 5 acres (2.0 ha)
Dexter Drumlin Lancaster
42°26′56″N 71°41′14″W / 42.4489°N 71.6872°W / 42.4489; -71.6872 (Dexter Drumlin)
Worcester 1999 38 acres (15 ha)
Dinosaur Footprints Holyoke
42°14′30″N 72°37′24″W / 42.2417°N 72.6233°W / 42.2417; -72.6233 (Dinosaur Footprints)
Hampden 1935 8 acres (3.2 ha)
Doane's Falls Royalston
42°38′56″N 72°12′00″W / 42.649°N 72.200°W / 42.649; -72.200 (Doane's Falls)
Worcester 1959 173 acres (70 ha)
Doyle Reservation Leominster
42°32′53″N 71°46′27″W / 42.5481°N 71.7742°W / 42.5481; -71.7742 (Doyle Reservation)
Worcester 1981 50 acres (20 ha)
Dry Hill New Marlborough
42°08′05″N 73°13′36″W / 42.1347°N 73.2267°W / 42.1347; -73.2267 (Dry Hill)
Berkshire 2000 206 acres (83 ha)
Dunes’ Edge Campground Provincetown
42°03′29″N 73°10′44″W / 42.058°N 73.179°W / 42.058; -73.179 (Dunes’ Edge Campground)
Barnstable 2013 17 acres (6.9 ha)
East Over Reservation Rochester
41°44′48″N 70°48′30″W / 41.7467°N 70.8083°W / 41.7467; -70.8083 (East Over Reservation)
Plymouth 2005 75 acres (30 ha)
Elliott Laurel Phillipston
42°29′40″N 72°10′31″W / 42.4944°N 72.1753°W / 42.4944; -72.1753 (Elliott Laurel)
Worcester 1941 33 acres (13 ha)
Field Farm Williamstown
42°39′58″N 73°15′40″W / 42.6661°N 73.2611°W / 42.6661; -73.2611 (Field Farm)
Berkshire 1984 316 acres (128 ha)
Fork Factory Brook Medfield
42°12′35″N 71°16′28″W / 42.2097°N 71.2745°W / 42.2097; -71.2745 (Fork Factory Brook)
Norfolk 1966 135 acres (55 ha)
Glendale Falls Middlefield
42°21′03″N 72°57′58″W / 42.3508°N 72.9661°W / 42.3508; -72.9661 (Glendale Falls)
Hampshire 1964 60 acres (24 ha)
Goose Pond Reservation Lee
42°16′53″N 73°11′39″W / 42.2815°N 73.1941°W / 42.2815; -73.1941 (Goose Pond Reservation)
Berkshire 1986 112 acres (45 ha)
Greenwood Farm Ipswich
42°41′36″N 70°49′00″W / 42.6933°N 70.8167°W / 42.6933; -70.8167 (Greenwood Farm)
Essex 1975 216 acres (87 ha)
Halibut Point Reservation Rockport
42°41′28″N 70°37′44″W / 42.6911°N 70.6289°W / 42.6911; -70.6289 (Halibut Point Reservation)
Essex 1934 12 acres (4.9 ha)
Hamlin Reservation Ipswich
42°40′10″N 70°48′36″W / 42.6694°N 70.81°W / 42.6694; -70.81 (Hamlin Reservation)
Essex 1993 135 acres (55 ha)
Holmes Reservation Plymouth
41°58′09″N 70°40′43″W / 41.9692°N 70.6786°W / 41.9692; -70.6786 (Holmes Reservation)
Plymouth 1944 26 acres (11 ha)
Governor Hutchinson's Field Milton
42°15′56″N 71°03′55″W / 42.2655°N 71.0652°W / 42.2655; -71.0652 (Governor Hutchinson's Field)
Norfolk 1898 10 acres (4.0 ha)
Jacobs Hill Royalston
42°40′31″N 72°12′10″W / 42.6752°N 72.2028°W / 42.6752; -72.2028 (Jacobs Hill)
Worcester 1975 173 acres (70 ha)
Little Tom Mountain Holyoke
42°14′57″N 72°38′00″W / 42.2491°N 72.6332°W / 42.2491; -72.6332 (Little Tom Mountain)
Hampden 2002 72 acres (29 ha)
Long Hill Beverly
42°35′07″N 70°50′37″W / 42.5852°N 70.8437°W / 42.5852; -70.8437 (Long Hill)
Essex 1979 114 acres (46 ha)
Long Point Wildlife Refuge West Tisbury
41°21′38″N 70°38′00″W / 41.3606°N 70.6333°W / 41.3606; -70.6333 (Long Point Wildlife Refuge)
Dukes 1979 632 acres (256 ha)
Lowell Holly Mashpee / Sandwich
41°40′04″N 70°28′35″W / 41.6677°N 70.4764°W / 41.6677; -70.4764 (Lowell Holly)
Barnstable 1942 135 acres (55 ha)
Lucy Stone Home Site West Brookfield
42°15′27″N 72°11′18″W / 42.2576°N 72.1884°W / 42.2576; -72.1884 (Lucy Stone Home Site)
Worcester *2002 61 acres (25 ha)
Lyman Reserve Bourne / Plymouth / Wareham
41°45′50″N 70°37′53″W / 41.7639°N 70.6315°W / 41.7639; -70.6315 (Lyman Reserve)
Plymouth/ Barnstable 2001 210 acres (85 ha)
Malcolm Preserve Carlisle
42°30′55″N 71°20′36″W / 42.5153°N 71.3433°W / 42.5153; -71.3433 (Malcolm Preserve)
Middlesex 1998 11 acres (4.5 ha)
Mashpee River Reservation Mashpee
41°37′22″N 70°28′51″W / 41.6228°N 70.4808°W / 41.6228; -70.4808 (Mashpee River Reservation)
Barnstable 1959 248 acres (100 ha)
McLennan Reservation Otis / Tyringham
42°13′17″N 73°10′29″W / 42.2214°N 73.1747°W / 42.2214; -73.1747 (McLennan Reservation)
Berkshire 1976 594 acres (240 ha)
Medfield Meadow Lots Medfield
42°12′11″N 71°20′36″W / 42.2031°N 71.3433°W / 42.2031; -71.3433 (Medfield Meadow Lots)
Norfolk 1968 16 acres (6.5 ha)
Medfield Rhododendrons Medfield
42°10′35″N 71°18′20″W / 42.1764°N 71.3055°W / 42.1764; -71.3055 (Medfield Rhododendrons)
Norfolk 1934 196 acres (79 ha)
Menemsha Hills Chilmark
41°22′14″N 70°45′05″W / 41.3706°N 70.7514°W / 41.3706; -70.7514 (Menemsha Hills)
Dukes 1966 211 acres (85 ha)
Misery Islands Salem
42°32′50″N 70°47′53″W / 42.5473°N 70.798°W / 42.5473; -70.798 (Misery Islands)
Essex 1935 87 acres (35 ha)
Mission House Stockbridge
42°17′00″N 73°18′57″W / 42.2832°N 73.3159°W / 42.2832; -73.3159 (Mission House)
Berkshire 1948 0.5 acres (0.20 ha)
Monument Mountain Great Barrington
42°14′50″N 73°20′27″W / 42.2473°N 73.3407°W / 42.2473; -73.3407 (Monument Mountain)
Berkshire 1899 503 acres (204 ha)
Moose Hill Farm Sharon
42°07′39″N 71°12′37″W / 42.1275°N 71.2104°W / 42.1275; -71.2104 (Moose Hill Farm)
Norfolk 2005 347 acres (140 ha)
Mount Ann Park Gloucester
42°36′48″N 70°43′13″W / 42.6134°N 70.7203°W / 42.6134; -70.7203 (Mount Ann Park)
Essex 1897 87 acres (35 ha) This property has no public access.[3]
Mountain Meadow Preserve Williamstown / Pownal, VT
42°44′17″N 73°12′25″W / 42.738°N 73.207°W / 42.738; -73.207 (Mountain Meadow Preserve)
Berkshire/ Bennington 1998 176 acres (71 ha)
Mytoi Edgartown
41°22′33″N 70°27′31″W / 41.3758°N 70.4586°W / 41.3758; -70.4586 (Mytoi)
Dukes 1976 14 acres (5.7 ha)
Naumkeag Stockbridge
42°17′23″N 73°18′57″W / 42.2897°N 73.3159°W / 42.2897; -73.3159 (Naumkeag)
Berkshire 1959 48 acres (19 ha)
Noanet Woodlands Dover
42°14′49″N 71°16′08″W / 42.247°N 71.269°W / 42.247; -71.269 (Noanet Woodlands)
Norfolk 1984 695 acres (281 ha)
Noon Hill Medfield
42°09′29″N 71°18′22″W / 42.158°N 71.306°W / 42.158; -71.306 (Noon Hill)
Norfolk 1959 204 acres (83 ha)
Norris Reservation Norwell
42°09′35″N 70°47′27″W / 42.1596°N 70.7909°W / 42.1596; -70.7909 (Norris Reservation)
Plymouth 1970 129 acres (52 ha)
North Common Meadow Petersham
42°29′40″N 72°10′31″W / 42.4944°N 72.1753°W / 42.4944; -72.1753 (North Common Meadow)
Worcester 1975 25 acres (10 ha)
Norton Point Beach Edgartown
41°20′56″N 70°30′24″W / 41.349°N 70.5066°W / 41.349; -70.5066 (Norton Point Beach)
Dukes * 254 acres (103 ha)
Notchview Windsor
42°30′19″N 73°02′12″W / 42.5053°N 73.0367°W / 42.5053; -73.0367 (Notchview)
Berkshire 1965 3,108 acres (1,258 ha)
Old Manse Concord
42°28′06″N 71°20′58″W / 42.4683°N 71.3494°W / 42.4683; -71.3494 (Old Manse)
Middlesex 1939 9 acres (3.6 ha)
Old Town Hill Newbury
42°46′08″N 70°51′25″W / 42.769°N 70.857°W / 42.769; -70.857 (Old Town Hill)
Essex 1952 531 acres (215 ha)
Peaked Mountain Monson
42°02′48″N 72°20′23″W / 42.0467°N 72.3397°W / 42.0467; -72.3397 (Peaked Mountain)
Hampden 1999 296 acres (120 ha)
Pegan Hill Dover / Natick
42°14′53″N 71°18′14″W / 42.2480°N 71.3038°W / 42.2480; -71.3038 (Pegan Hill)
Norfolk / Middlesex 1956 32 acres (13 ha)
Peters Reservation Dover
42°14′16″N 71°19′36″W / 42.2378°N 71.3267°W / 42.2378; -71.3267 (Peters Reservation)
Norfolk 1988 97 acres (39 ha)
Petticoat Hill Williamsburg
42°22′54″N 72°44′41″W / 42.3817°N 72.7447°W / 42.3817; -72.7447 (Petticoat Hill)
Hampshire 1905 60 acres (24 ha)
Pierce Reservation Milton
42°15′58″N 71°03′46″W / 42.2660°N 71.0628°W / 42.2660; -71.0628 (Pierce Reservation)
Norfolk 1957 4 acres (1.6 ha)
Pine and Hemlock Knoll Wenham
42°36′58″N 70°54′04″W / 42.616°N 70.901°W / 42.616; -70.901 (Pine and Hemlock Knoll)
Essex 1936 14 acres (5.7 ha)
Powisset Farm Dover
42°13′30″N 71°15′36″W / 42.225°N 71.260°W / 42.225; -71.260 (Powisset Farm)
Norfolk 1985 124 acres (50 ha)
Questing New Marlborough
42°07′19″N 73°15′06″W / 42.1219°N 73.2518°W / 42.1219; -73.2518 (Questing)
Berkshire 1996 438 acres (177 ha)
Quinebaug Woods Holland
42°04′11″N 72°09′22″W / 42.0696°N 72.156°W / 42.0696; -72.156 (Quinebaug Woods)
Hampden 2001 36 acres (15 ha)
Ravenswood Park Gloucester
42°35′40″N 70°41′43″W / 42.5944°N 70.6953°W / 42.5944; -70.6953 (Ravenswood Park)
Essex 1993 600 acres (240 ha)
Redemption Rock Princeton
42°30′24″N 71°52′11″W / 42.5067°N 71.8697°W / 42.5067; -71.8697 (Redemption Rock)
Worcester 1953 0.25 acres (0.10 ha)
Rock House Reservation West Brookfield
42°16′11″N 72°11′50″W / 42.2697°N 72.1972°W / 42.2697; -72.1972 (Rock House Reservation)
Worcester 1993 135 acres (55 ha)
Rocky Narrows Sherborn
42°13′33″N 71°21′15″W / 42.2259°N 71.3542°W / 42.2259; -71.3542 (Rocky Narrows)
Middlesex 1897 227 acres (92 ha)
Rocky Woods Medfield
42°12′34″N 71°16′34″W / 42.2095°N 71.2762°W / 42.2095; -71.2762 (Rocky Woods)
Norfolk 1942 491 acres (199 ha)
Royalston Falls Royalston
42°42′52″N 72°14′43″W / 42.7144°N 72.2453°W / 42.7144; -72.2453 (Royalston Falls)
Worcester 1951 217 acres (88 ha)
Shattuck Reservation Medfield
42°09′53″N 71°19′07″W / 42.1648°N 71.3185°W / 42.1648; -71.3185 (Shattuck Reservation)
Norfolk 1970 245 acres (99 ha)
Signal Hill Canton
42°11′06″N 71°09′32″W / 42.185°N 71.159°W / 42.185; -71.159 (Signal Hill)
Norfolk 2005 150 acres (61 ha)
Slocum's River Reserve Dartmouth
41°33′07″N 71°00′33″W / 41.5519°N 71.0092°W / 41.5519; -71.0092 (Slocum's River Reserve)
Bristol 2000 47 acres (19 ha)
Stavros Reservation Essex
42°39′03″N 70°47′12″W / 42.6508°N 70.7868°W / 42.6508; -70.7868 (Stavros Reservation)
Essex 1982 74 acres (30 ha)
The Stevens-Coolidge Place North Andover
42°40′53″N 71°07′05″W / 42.6814°N 71.1181°W / 42.6814; -71.1181 (The Stevens-Coolidge Place)
Essex 1962 91 acres (37 ha)
Swift River Reservation Petersham
42°26′48″N 72°10′51″W / 42.4467°N 72.1808°W / 42.4467; -72.1808 (Swift River Reservation)
Worcester 1983 439 acres (178 ha)
Tantiusques Sturbridge
42°03′26″N 72°07′52″W / 42.0572°N 72.1311°W / 42.0572; -72.1311 (Tantiusques)
Worcester 1962 57 acres (23 ha)
Tully Lake Campground Royalston
42°38′41″N 72°12′57″W / 42.6446°N 72.2157°W / 42.6446; -72.2157 (Tully Lake Campground)
Worcester * 200 acres (81 ha)
Two Mile Farm Marshfield
42°07′12″N 70°46′00″W / 42.1199°N 70.7666°W / 42.1199; -70.7666 (Two Mile Farm)
Plymouth 1993 68 acres (28 ha)
Tyringham Cobble Tyringham
42°14′42″N 73°12′33″W / 42.245°N 73.2092°W / 42.245; -73.2092 (Tyringham Cobble)
Berkshire 1963 206 acres (83 ha)
Ward Reservation Andover / North Andover
42°38′28″N 71°06′21″W / 42.6411°N 71.1058°W / 42.6411; -71.1058 (Ward Reservation)
Essex 1940 695 acres (281 ha)
Wasque Edgartown
41°21′05″N 70°27′28″W / 41.3514°N 70.4578°W / 41.3514; -70.4578 (Wasque)
Dukes 1967 200 acres (81 ha)
Weir Hill North Andover
42°41′37″N 71°06′15″W / 42.6936°N 71.1042°W / 42.6936; -71.1042 (Weir Hill)
Essex 1968 194 acres (79 ha)
Weir River Farm Hingham
42°14′24″N 70°51′13″W / 42.24°N 70.8536°W / 42.24; -70.8536 (Weir River Farm)
Plymouth 1999 75 acres (30 ha)
Westport Town Farm Westport
41°34′49″N 71°04′47″W / 41.5804°N 71.0798°W / 41.5804; -71.0798 (Westport Town Farm)
Bristol 2007* 40 acres (16 ha)
Whitney and Thayer Woods Cohasset / Hingham
42°13′54″N 70°50′23″W / 42.2317°N 70.8397°W / 42.2317; -70.8397 (Whitney and Thayer Woods)
Norfolk/ Plymouth 1933 824 acres (333 ha)
World's End Hingham
42°16′N 70°53′W / 42.27°N 70.88°W / 42.27; -70.88 (World's End)
Plymouth 1967 251 acres (102 ha)

* Property is managed, not owned, by TTOR.

Property guidebook[edit]

Members may receive a copy of The Trustees' own Property Guide.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About Us." The Trustees of Reservations. Retrieved December 25, 2008
  2. ^ Property List. Trustees of Reservations. Retrieved December 25, 2008
  3. ^ "Mount Ann Park". The Trustees of Reservations. Retrieved 2013-01-12. 
  4. ^ [1]