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Conservation Lands & Trails
The Conservation Commission owns and maintains approximately 1,800 acres of protected land throughout Weston that is open to the public for passive recreation. Approximately 90 miles of trails, fire roads, and hilltop outlooks have been maintained for public use and enjoyment with most of the funding provided by the Weston Forest & Trail Association.
Bay Circuit Trail
A small portion of the "Emerald Necklace" crosses through Weston. Learn more about this recreational asset that connects Plum Island to Kingston Bay, between Rt. 128 and I-495.
Conservation Land Use Rules & Regulations
The Conservation Commission has established rules and regulations to ensure that Weston’s conservation lands are managed and maintained in accordance with the requirements of the Conservation Commission Act and its mission.
While conservation trails are open to dogs and commercial dog walkers, Weston does have a strict policy regarding dogs on the trails.
Find information on the history of Weston's conservation land, as well as opportunities for guided walks and recommended parcels.
Find online and hard copy maps of Weston's trails and conservation lands.
Mass Central Rail Trail
Find access and additional information on the state-owned Mass Central Rail Trail, which runs three miles through the north side of Weston.
Tick & Lyme Disease Information
Protect yourself from ticks and tick-borne illnesses when outside.
Weston Forest & Trail Association
For nearly 70 years, Weston's champion for the protection, care, and education of open space and trails is this beloved non-profit organization. Working closely with the Conservation Commission, WFTA helps maintain the 100 miles of walking trails.
Wildlife and Safety
Nervous about walking your dog when you hear a coyote howl? Weston has a lot of wildlife. Find great resources here to learn how to coexist.