Henry Cowdrey Nature Center – Lunenburg MA

Length: Varies

Difficulty: Easy

Trail Surface: Dirt

Dog Friendly: Yes

Stroller Friendly: No

The Henry Cowdrey Nature Center in Lunenburg, MA offers over 300 acres of pet-friendly conservation land. A series of relatively flat, wooded trails criss-cross in this town forest. There is a brook that meanders through the the forest, and several footbridges allow easy crossing.

Footbridge Near the Entrance


The trails are relatively flat, roaming throughout the forest. The trails cross each other, offering a variety of directions for return visits.



Getting there – The entrance is tucked away on Route 2A, on the Shirley border.¬†Though the entrance is marked with a large sign, it’s a little hard to find, and you’re likely to miss it if you’re not looking for it.

Coordinates: 42.597302, -71.685586 (Directions)


Sign at Entrance


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