John was a quiet, gentle man who loved spending time with his family and taking the family dog, Kaila, for walks through East Sandwich Game Farm. 6A) in East Sandwich and the East Sandwich Game Farm. I am a volunteer at the Sandwich Game Farm (the only female). Thornton Burgess Museum in Sandwich Village. Sanwich Game Farm Loop is a 4.3 mile loop trail located near East Sandwich, Massachusetts that features a great forest setting. Website: www.thorntonburgess.org There may be piping plover nesting also adjacent to the mouth at the East Sandwich beach side. We will return because it is very family friendly. This unique property is used by the Society for educational programming as well as recreationally for hiking, fishing, canoeing and … The old Sandwich game farm property completes the natural areas near Scorton Creek. The remaining part of the 60' tree was leaning over the bathroom building used for school and TWBS field trips. Themed obstacle courses in race between children and dogs. We are always looking for new volunteers to help care for this special place. The Thornton W. Burgess Society has been the stewards of the State-owned East Sandwich Game Farm property since 1996. We got lucky to see the train go by around 1:30 in the afternoon. Very easy to navigate and hike. The old Sandwich game farm property completes the natural areas near Scorton Creek. Here you’ll find an abundance of wildlife surrounded by salt marsh (Scorton Creek), fresh water ponds, uplands, lowlands, fields and forests. Burgess Society operates the Green Briar Nature Center & Jam Kitchen at 6 Discovery Hill Road (off Route 6A) in East Sandwich and manages a portion of the East Sandwich Game Farm. Congregational Church built in 1848 with Christopher Wren Spire. Over the years, the Burgess Society has invested a tremendous amount of resources in the cleanup of the Game Farm. 742 Nathan Ellis Hwy, East Falmouth, MA, 02536 508-563-7633 Call Now From Business: We've been serving upper cape COD since 1978 AS a full service tree and landscape Company. Good place to see lots of dogs! Photo: Faolin42, CC BY 3.0. East Sandwich Game Farm Old Briar Patch Loop is a 3.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Sandwich, Massachusetts that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. Maple Swamp Conservation Area : Within this area lies some of the most dramatic topography on Cape Cod, ranging from 40 feet above sea level in the deepest hollow to a high point of 250 feet. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching and is accessible year-round. Property sits on top of a hill that allows great views overlooking Hoxie Pond. While there are trails a plenty, we had a very hard time following markers (where there are any) and ended up âoff trailâ much of the hike. Through a cooperative management agreement with the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife, the Society cares for and maintains this pristine 133 acre site located just off Route 6A in East Sandwich. Dogs are also able to use this trail. nice mix of woods, open areas, good views. Wildflowers and birds. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching and is accessible year-round. In addition to the Water Street museum, The Thornton W. Burgess Society operates the Green Briar Nature Center, and the Jam Kitchen at 6 Discovery Hill Road (off Rte. You can go as far as you want or just make a small quick hike. Some trails or park services may be closed this weekend so check with local authorities before heading out. Great place to hike. Hoxie pond was a nice trip to also. Nice. The current Trulia Estimate for 7 Presby Farm Ln is $394,064. This home was built in 1994 and last sold on 3/27/2020 for $375,000. To (username or email, comma-separated) Contacts (click to add) Manage My Contacts. A small tree plantation portion to the North is owned by Massachusetts State Forestry. The Game Farm abuts Talbot’s Point Conservation Area and together, they offer over 245 acres of open space. Most people were nice but the nearby property owner was very defensive about parking. Easily enjoyed by anyone. Affected areas in Brockton include Lake Nippenicket, Hockomock Swamp, West Meadows in West Bridgewater. Website Design and Hosting by c4.net. 7 Presby Farm Ln was last sold on Mar 27, 2020 for $375,000. The property mentioned on this page is NOT the Old Briar Patch. East Sandwich Game Farm: Heritage Museums & Gardens : Containing labyrinths and mazes, there are more than 100 acres of display gardens and a Hidden Hollow . Region. The East Sandwich Game Farm also is popular with groups who walk their dogs together and let the canines cool off in Scorton Creek and Hoxie Pond. Trail maps for the Briar Patch property are available from the Burgess Society or Town of Sandwich. There is even wild turkey hunting further inland in the adjacent Murkwood Conservation Area. The pine floor was nice to walk on. 7 Presby Farm Ln, East Sandwich, MA 02537 is a 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 1,512 sqft single-family home built in 1994. East Sandwich Game Farm Old Briar Patch Loop, Pickerel Cove Wildlife Conservation Easement, Santuit Pond Wildlife Conservation Easement. There are 64 active homes for sale in East Sandwich, MA, which spend an average of 63 days on the market. The Society also manages the 133 acre East Sandwich Game Farm property under a lease agreement with the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife. We ended up running for most of the trail to keep them away! a lot of dogs on a Sunday morning! Owned by the Thornton Burgess Society, the Game Farm is the location of many educational, children’s programs through out the year.. At the Game Farm you will find an abundance of wildlife surrounded by salt marsh, fresh water ponds, uplands, lowlands, fields and forests. Waste disposal buckets are located at the main trail head off the driveway past the gate. Game Farm volunteers contacted the Forest Keepers Tree Care Company who agreed to take the threatening tree down before a forecast storm. Email: email@example.com Beautifully renovated 4 bedroom one bath home in East Sandwich overlooking Hoxie Pond with a separate detached renovated one bedroom one bath cottage. Saw a ton of dogs on the trail. Sandwich Coast Guard Station. There are many other points of interest around East Sandwich listed on Find Rentals where you can find a great place to stay. The Society uses the Game Farm as a site for its environmental education programming throughout the year. Sandwich Fish Hatchery. Lovely shade and beautiful sights of the ocean, trees and cape cod views. Thornton W. Burgess Society There are several trails on the property that are maintained entirely by volunteers. New state regulations haven't stopped canines visiting the East Sandwich Game Farm during the dog days of summer from swimming or playing off leash. Homes for sale in East Sandwich, MA have a median listing price of $560,000. She posted on Sandwich News on Facebook: "I am writing this out of frustration and real sadness. Some of the most popular places to visit while you're traveling in East Sandwich while on vacation are Murkwood Conservation Area, Game Farm Property, Maple Swamp, Scorton Creek car park and a few more. Not everybody visiting the game farm … East entrance to the Cape Cod Canal. Sandwich Historical Society Museum. Many friendly dogs. Luckily itâs easy enough to keep your bearings and itâs well traveled. East Sandwich Game Farm. Love it. Nice little scenic trail. Phone: 508-888-6870 Pre-registration is required. Very cool. East Sandwich Game Farm. It is the East Sandwich Game Farm Property. Help keep our trails and parks open during COVID-19 by committing to social distancing. : 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, 869 Main St., Brewster. The Hoxie House, Salt Box Type, over 350 Years Old. Recently a 21"" diameter branch broke off a massive white pine at the East Sandwich Game Farm. East Sandwich Game Farm (Scorton Creek) The East Sandwich Game Farm is 133 acres located just off Rt. There are 4 trails that explore the property. The 1,512 sq. There may be piping plover nesting also adjacent to the mouth at the East Sandwich beach side. East Sandwich is situated 1¼ miles northwest of Massachusetts State Game Farm. East Sandwich Game Farm Old Briar Patch Loop is a 3.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Sandwich, Massachusetts that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The property is open to the public dawn to dusk. Share this checklist with other participants' eBird accounts. ft. single-family home is a 3 bed, 2.0 bath property. Fine if you love dogs as we do, but can be overwhelming. Wide paths, not marked too well. In July and August children from the Burgess summer camp are on site as well. Through a cooperative management agreement with the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife, the Society cares for and maintains this pristine 133 acre site located just off Route 6A in East Sandwich. The trail is rated as moderate and offers a number of activity options. We never found the pond. Recently there has been so much vandalism occurring during the night. Ellie McCreary, a volunteer at East Sandwich Game Farm, wanted people to know what vandals have been doing to this wonderful resource in our town. This time of year it was super buggy. It also manages the 133 acre East Sandwich Game Farm under a lease agreement with the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife. Some trail closure, not crowded (mid-week), more of a leisurely stroll than a hike... Nice area, not very crowded (Friday late afternoon). Sandwich Boat Basin harbor Bob and a handful of volunteers with the Sandwich Conservation Trust worked tirelessly to convert the property to pedestrian-friendly trails for which … The Thornton W. Burgess Society operates the Green Briar Nature Center & Jam Kitchen at 6 Discovery Hill Road (off Route 6A) in East Sandwich and manages a portion of the East Sandwich Game Farm. Before you go on this trail I recommend wearing some old crappy sneakers, or shoes you donât care about because there can be a good amount of mud depending on which particular trail you choose. 981 Sandwich Rd, East Falmouth, MA, 02536 508-495-1181 Call Now From Business: Greener Image Landscaping provides full residential & commercial landscaping services and over 30 years experience to the East Falmouth, MA area. Nice tramp in the woods on an early Fall day. 6A in East Sandwich and abuts Talbot’s Point Conservation Area . The Town of Sandwich-owned Old Briar Patch Property is located between Discovery Hill Road and Gully Lane in East Sandwich and abuts the Burgess Society's Green Briar Jam Kitchen and Nature Center property. East Sandwich Game Farm. Great place to walk the dogs. It is such a beautiful trail with so many cute places to explore ! The Thornton W. Burgess Society has been the stewards of the State-owned East Sandwich Game Farm property since 1996. EAST SANDWICH — In a familiar scene at … About A History of the East Sandwich Game Farm...John Nye Cullity, President of the Sandwich Conservation Trust and local historian, presents a special slide … Very nice walk with lots marsh views. Operating as usual. People are extremely pleasant. Big Ring Trail Farmersville Road Loop Trail, Deer Run, Red Fox, Robins Nest, Rocky Way, Smokey Passage, Pinecone, Skunk Hollow, Heritage Plantation, Sherri's Berries, Racoon Den, Coyote Den Loop, West Barnstable Conservation Area MTB Loop from Crooked Cartway, ToT North, North Ridge, Lookout Lane, and Scott Rock Trails Loop, Maple Swamp Conservation Area Landmarks Loop. Also seems like a great place to bring dogs :)). During mid to late April and the first 2-3 weeks in June school children will be on site exploring the forest and marsh areas. This is about 2 miles west of the property mentioned on this page. Found some yummy mushrooms, and the kids took a dip in the marsh at the end. Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen in East Sandwich. East Sandwich Game Farm located off Route 6A 2 miles from Green Briar consisting of 133 acreas used recreationally by public for hiking, fishing canoeing and kayaking. 7 Presby Farm Ln , East Sandwich, MA 02537-1496 is currently not for sale. The Old East Sandwich Game Farm was once a working farm, but is now a 133 acre conservation site that, when combined with the adjacent Talbot’s Point Conservation Area, offers 245 acres of outdoor space that includes trails, a freshwater … The Old Game Farm in East Sandwich right on RT6A is such a beautiful place, as any of you who have visited may well know. While dogs are welcome, we ask that you clean-up after them. The Society operates two facilities: the Thornton W. Burgess Museum in Sandwich and the Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen in East Sandwich. Like to fish, kayak or hike? The trails were not marked well. Lots of off leash dogs, some unfriendly. East Sandwich is a village and census-designated place within the town of Sandwich in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. All on a perfect 70 degree day. Buildings and pens were demolished, fields that were overgrown are mowed and walking trails now lead visitors throughout the site. As of today, , this is 37% below the current median price of $595,900 for the city of East Sandwich, MA and 37% below the median of $595,900 for ZIP code 02537.Right now, there are 41 properties for sale in 02537 and 41 properties listed for sale in East Sandwich. Sagamore is situated 4½ miles northwest of East Sandwich. The State Fisheries and Wildlife portion of this property is maintained and used for education programs by the Thornton W. Burgess Society. Length 4.3 mi Elevation gain 144 ft Route type Loop Trails were poorly marked & sign board with large trail map seems off Mark (âyou are hereâ shows near parking lot/gate but the sign is at least 50 yards away from lot). Dogs are also able to use this trail. Many briars just off trail, sometimes cuttings laid across trail. Owl Prowl Night Hike, 6 to 8 p.m.; special adventure along trails at East Sandwich Game Farm. Sandwich Glass Museum. Sandwich is on Cape Cod in Massachusetts at the east end of the Cape Cod Canal, and includes the villages of East Sandwich and Forestdale. Trails poorly marked, but beautiful area. Message (optional) Good views. Cape Cod Therapy Dogs with Gina Hayes! There is even wild turkey hunting further inland in the adjacent Murkwood Conservation Area. 133. 7 Presby Farm Ln in 02537 was last listed for $375,000. This property is not currently available for sale. 6 Discovery Hill Road, East Sandwich, MA, 02537 The eastern portion trails beyond Jabeez Dam culvert and the creek are part of the Town of Sandwich Talbot's Point Conservation Land while the majority of woodlands and meadows belong to Massachusetts Fisheries and Wildlife. View more property details, sales history and Zestimate data on Zillow. Occasionally, striped bass may be taken at the mouth of the creek. $5, $20 family maximum. Thornton W. Burgess Society 6 Discovery Hill Road, East Sandwich, MA, 02537 Phone: 508-888-6870 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.thorntonburgess.org Website Design … Super dog friendly. Free with admission. Dogs are welcome but must be leashed or under voice control and owners must remove their pet's waste. Take the miles Game Farm Trails from Hoxie Pond to Scorton Creek. Very dog friendly. Photo: Faolin42, CC BY 3.0. Varied terrain, Marsh, woods, fields, and cranberry bogs. Love it in fall. He retired in 1993 and went to dedicate a lot of time to working at the East Sandwich Game Farm. 508-896-3867, ext. Participants should meet at the parking lot at the Route 6A entrance to the East Sandwich Game Farm. Could use better color coded markings on the trail itself. Occasionally, striped bass may be taken at the mouth of the creek. Dogs are also able to use this trail. Barnstable County; Massachusetts; United States; Owner Paul G. Success!