Forest Trails

Hanover Senior Center Trails

Hanover Council on Aging, Center Street, Hanover, MA, USA

(781) 826-6505

Owned By: Town of Hanover

A half-mile loop trail with access to Torrey Brook. Part of a larger trail network that extends to Tindale Bog, the Nava-Stasiluk Conservation Area, and the Myrtle Street Fields/Ceurvels Park.

Trail Description

The loop trail through the woods around the Hanover Senior Center is marked with red Hanover Conservation blazes. The trail is narrow and traverses some wetlands. The green-blazed trail off the northern part of the loop leads to Torrey Brook and provides access to the Nava-Stasiluk Conservation Area and onward to Tindale Bog. Bring a map!

Habitats and Wildlife

The woods here are primarily pine, with oak, beech and maple and lots of fern. Torrey Brook, a tributary to the Drinkwater River, flows through the property. The Drinkwater River flows into the Indian Head River, a major tributary to the North River.

Hanover Council on Aging, Center Street, Hanover, MA, USA

Historic Site: No

Park: No

Beach: No

Boat Launch: No

Lifeguards: No

Hours: Dawn to Duck

Parking: Park at the Hanover Senior Center, at Myrtle Field, or near the trailhead on Samoset Drive. Additional parking at the Nava-Stasiluk Conservation Area near 526 Center Street.

Cost: Free

Trail Difficulty: Easy


Bridges and boardwalks in the wetland areas.

Dogs: Yes

Boat Ramp: No

ADA Access: No

Scenic Views: Yes

Waterbody/Watershed: North River watershed