Otter, Otter

Jeff Martineau grabbed some awesome pictures of an Otter living in the Spicket River along the the north section of the Rail Trail. Bring your binoculars and keep an eye out!


When you get out on the rail trail this year keep an eye out for a Great Horned Owl. He has taken up residence in one of the Great Blue Heron Nests out in the Rookery on the Spicket River. Specifically if you are standing on the trail looking west into the Spicket at all…


The area along the Methuen Rail Trail from Spicket River to Hampshire Rd is home to the highly endangered Blandings Turtle. The Blandings Turtle nests in the Sandy soil along the sides of the railbed and hopefully will continue to do so after the trail has been constructed. These are very rare and we definitely…