A JOINT PROJECT OF HOPKINTON'S CONSERVATION COMMISSION AND OPEN SPACE COMMITTEE

Horne Town Forest – Overview

This 14-acre forest is located at the confluence of the Blackwater and Contoocook Rivers, surrounded by the conservation land owned by Bohanan Farm.

Directions:
From Contoocook or Hopkinton Villages, take Penacook Road towards the Transfer Station. Parking for all trails is at the Bohanan Farm trailhead kiosk on the left after crossing the Contoocook River at Tyler Bridge (945 Penacook Road). Walk across Penacook Road and follow Burrage Road a short distance, looking to the left for the start of the Blackwater Loop Trail which leads to the Contoocook Overlook trail.

Walking times:
2.2 mile loop round trip: 1 to 1-1/4 hour; Blackwater River Loop (blue blazes) and the Contoocook Overlook Trail (yellow blazes).

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