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Dexter Drumlin
central-ma Lancaster, MA
38 acres

Wander to a hilltop meadow offering fine views of historic Lancaster.

What makes Dexter Drumlin a special place?
As the last glacier moved across and scoured the New England landscape, it formed glacial drumlins (hills running parallel to the direction of the glacial flow) like Dexter Drumlin.

Today the Reservation is managed as a graceful, open meadow. A small tributary of the Nashua River runs along the western side of the hill. Grasses are allowed to grow tall to shelter ground-nesting birds and nurture other species. Dexter Drumlin offers views of historic Lancaster and its surrounding farmland and is a favorite spot for winter sledding.

A narrow mowed footpath traverses the crest of the hill and loops back along the stream to the entrance. Dexter Drumlin offers views of historic Lancaster and its surrounding farmland and is a favorite spot for winter sledding.  

Trails
A one-mile mowed footpath passes over the top of the drumlin and loops back to the entrance. Easy walking.

When to Visit
Year-round, daily, sunrise to sunset. Allow a minimum of ½ hour.

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