Upper Spencer Brook Valley

Year Acquired / 1977–2002
Size / 72
Trails / 13
Properties / 7

Upper Spencer contains several properties including Bemis Land, Clarke Land, Freeman/Martin Land, Huggins Land, Jeans Land, Keyes Land and Piney Woods.

Features

dog walking, bird habitat, wild life

Trail Conditions

easy walk, wet areas, some slight hills

Entrances / parking

West Entrance:

Trail ahead off Strawberry Hill Road, between houses at #736 and #759 Strawberry Hill Road

East Entrance:

Park across from #107 Westford Road / 
Walk in on the driveway of #77 + #78 Westford Road / Trail head parallels the drive on the right
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Explore Upper
Spencer Brook Valley

Bemis Land

The 11-acre wooded Bemis land was acquired by gift from Mary and Alan Bemis in 1977 and 1985.

Clarke Land

Located off Westford Road, the approximately 7-acre Clarke property was donated to CLCT in 1977 by Winifred H. and J. Russell Clarke Jr. Photo taken by: @sarahkg

Freeman/Martin Land

Donated by Lynn Ellen Freeman and Peter Martin in 1996, the 14 acre parcel abuts the Bemis land.

Huggins Land

Purchased in 1978, the Huggins Land comprises almost 18 acres off Westford Road in the Spencer Brook Valley.

Jeans Land

The Jeans Land was initially purchased by COLF and then transferred to CLCT in 2009. This 2.7 acre field on Westford Road may be used for parking for other Spencer Brook properties.

Keyes Land

The Keyes land consists of almost 28 wooded acres off of Strawberry Hill Road. The first 15 acres were donated to CLCT by Henry Keyes in 1976, and in 2002, Judy and Jonathan Keyes donated an additional 12.65 acres.

Piney Woods

The 4.5 acre Piney Woods property was purchased by CLCT in 2000 with the aid of donations from neighbors and other CLCT members.

The land regulations

Please stay on marked trails

Leave the land as you found it

Do not remove plants, wildlife, stones, or historical artifacts

Carry out litter and dog waste and dispose of properly

Dogs must be under control at all times

Please observe posted restrictions for horses and bicycles

No camping, fires, or hunting (except by special permission)

No alcoholic beverages

No motorized vehicles except to provide ADA access