Vaughn Hills Conservation Area

About this Location

Vaughn Hills Conservation Area is 187 acres. There are four main access points to this Conservation area: Woodside Drive, Bare Hill Road, Green Road (across from the intersection of Nourse Road), and Vaughn Hill Road. The Woodside Drive and Vaughn Hill Road entrances also have parking areas.

The North Peak of Vaughn Hills is one of the highest elevation areas between Boston and Wachusett Mountain, offering panoramic mountain vistas. Trails also traverse pine forests, follow creeks and streams, abut beaver dams, ponds, and open meadows. Hiking can be extended into Bower Springs via trailheads on Bare Hill Road.

Notable Trails

The Vaughn Hills Conservation Area map has descriptions of the trails.

The AllTrails website has a description and map of a hike at Vaughn Hills Conservation Area.


  • Restrooms on site

  • Wheelchair accessible trail

  • Entrance fee

Content from Official Website

Last updated December 19, 2023