East Over Reservation - Rochester
The rural surroundings evoke a simpler, less-pressured time in America, but that Currier & Ives feeling is belied by the fact that the Buzzards Bay watershed is facing unprecedented modern threats from development and sprawl. Preserving crucial tracts such as this helps protect land and water for everyone.
Miles of trails pass through a mosaic of agricultural fields, successional forests, and winding hedgerows all surrounded by quarry-stone capped double walls. A new trailhead on County Road in Marion now lets you access miles of East Over landscape. Forest trails traverse pine and oak uplands and unique wetland habitats, and provide sweeping views of active cranberry bogs.