Williamsburg Woodland Trails
Location: Turn right onto Old Goshen Road from MA-9, 1.1 mi. west of Williamsburg Village. Continue for 0.4 mi. Stay right at the “Y” intersection with Old Goshen Road onto Hemenway Road. Continue 0.7 mi from the “Y” then bear left onto Briar Hill Road. Continue 1.6 mi. Kiosk and parking area will be on the right.
Description: On Briar Hill Road, about a third of a mile before the town line, is a parcel of land managed by the Williamsburg Conservation Commission. In the 1970s, volunteers developed trails and picnic areas on this land. The current trail, built on an old wood road, begins in a young hardwood forest, crosses Cold Brook and climbs through hemlock, oak and hickory stands to a vista overlooking the northern parts of town, with views of the Conway State Forest. The trail is less than 1.5 miles round trip.