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Mount Jefferson Conservation Area

The Mount Jefferson Conservation Area is a total of 317 acres of open hayfield, wetlands and mixed woodland consisting primarily of hemlock, red oak and white pine. The woodland provides excellent habitat for large species such as deer, moose and bear, while the open fields are excellent habitat for birds including the Eastern meadowlark and bobolink.

Public Access

The Mount Jefferson Conservation Area is open to the public for non-motorized recreation including hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, hunting, and horseback riding.

Directions

80 Malone Rd, Hubbardston, MA 01452

From Hubbardston Center (Route 68) turn onto Williamsville Rd. Turn right onto Mt. Jefferson Rd. Malone Rd is the 1st road on the right. Mt. Jefferson parking is on the left after Malone Rd.

Trail Map

https://www.hubbardstonma.us/sites/hubbardstonma/files/uploads/mtjeff.pdf

Ownership

Town of Hubbardston – Hubbardston Conservation Commission

Year Protected

2002

Property History

In 2002, Mount Grace helped the Town of Hubbardston protect the 250-acre Ryder tract. An additional 67 acres was added to the Mount Jefferson Conservation Area in June of 2008.