Essex Heritage Announces 2015 Partnership Grant Recipients 15 Grants Awarded to Local Organizations April 17, 2015 (Salem, MA) – Essex National Heritage Commission(Essex Heritage), a non-profit that manages and provides numerous programs preserving and enhancing EssexCounty’s historic, natural and cultural sites, announced the 2015 Essex Heritage Partnership Grant Programrecipients at the Commission’s Spring Meeting in…

Spring is here!!! the great blue heron are back in the rookery. get out and use the Methuen rail trail… great condition for cross country skiing , snow shoeing or just walking and watching the trail come back to life after a long winter.

The walk scheduled for April 5th has been changed to April 12th at 7:30. Its a moon walk so bring flashlight, dress for the weather and bring water. Hope to see you out there.

Jim and I are going out to snowshoe on Sunday morning. Planning on 8am at the Pine street section of the trail so we can get right into the sanctuary. If anyone wants to join us, please call me to double check the time. 978-685-3639 Tim

With all the snow now on the trail, we are going out snowshoeing. On sunday the 1st at 8:30 am at the IHOP end of the trail. We have several pairs of shoes to borrow and we also have kids shoes. Please let us know if you are going and need to borrow either adult…

thought this looked like Methuen rail trails own version of the old man of the mountain. don’t forget about 1/4/15 full wolf moon walk!!!

MOON WALKS ARE SCHEDULED ON SUNDAY`S AND START AT THE DEPOT ON RAILROAD ST. TRAIL WALKS ARE ON SATURDAYS AND MEET AT THE PARKING AREA OF IHOP AT THE NORTHERN END OF THE TRAIL ***SOME WALKS MAY BE MOVED TO OTHER TRAILS, TO ENJOY A DIFFERENT VIEW AND TO MEET MEMBERS OF OTHER TRAILS.  …