From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:
"If you’ve resolved to get in touch with nature in 2018, you’ll have an opportunity to do so on the very first day of the year.
The Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park will be hosting a “First Day Hike” in the afternoon on New Year’s Day - part of a statewide series of hikes held by the Department of Conservation and Recreation. According to the department, this will be the fifth year the event has been offered in Uxbridge, though the first hike in the state took place 27 years ago at Milton’s Blue Hills Reservation.
Registration will begin at 12:30 p.m. at the park’s River Bend Farm Visitor Center at 287 Oak St., while the hike will kick off at 1 p.m."Continue reading the article online (subscription may be required)
The MA DCR also shares the 7 hikes around the State that are scheduled for January 1
|The trails at DelCarte were in use this week|
|The walk provided some great scenic views|