First Day Hike

Event Date: 
Monday, January 1, 2018 - 10:00am

Come begin your first day of 2018 with a scenic hike to the overlook at Briar Hill Conservation Area. This 1.5-mile trail, which was once a 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 Williamsburg. All are welcome.


When: Monday, January 1st at 10:00 am

Where: Park and meet at the trailhead on Briar Hill Road

Questions?  Call 268-7523


Directions: 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.

In the event of heavy precipitation, or hazardous conditions, the hike will be cancelled. If conditions are questionable, call 268-7523 or check the Williamsburg Woodland Trails website the morning of the hike at for up to date information.