We made the November/December issue of Merrimack Valley Magazine, with an article on Chelmsford’s Thanksgiving Forest, just one of the many impressive open spaces in this Merrimack Valley town. Located just a few minutes south of Chelmsford’s town center, the article on Thanksgiving Forest is especially timely, with the Annual Day before Thanksgiving Walk approaching this […]Read More
With spring finally here, if you are looking for
family-friendly (and dog-friendly) hiking trails in the Merrimack Valley, don’t overlook Chelmsford’s Thanksgiving Forest, sometimes also known as the Thanksgiving Ground Forest.
In the early spring of 1973, if you were to drive west along Chelmsford‘s Route 110, just beyond the Lowell city line, you wouldn’t get far before you came across a large clearing outside your driver’s side window. Masses of steel would be shooting skyward, well back on a newly-cleared 12-acre parcel of land. There […]Read More