The Campus Natural Areas, containing approximately 125 acres and almost 4 miles of trails, is open to all students, faculty, staff and community members. A new trail was put in this summer that covers 1.8 miles and rises 500 feet from its start to the surrounding forested hills. For your use, a map of the trails is attached.

trail maptrail map – pdf version

Also, starting at noon Tuesday, September 13, Steward of the Campus Natural Areas Victor Lamoureux will lead a weekly walk for fitness and to familiarize attendees to the trails. These will run every Tuesday at noon until the end of the semester.

Please RSVP to Victor if you are interested at Or if you would like to get out but need another time offering ,please contact Victor. RSVPs will get the starting location.

A new mile-long walking path gives access to the campus' Nature Preserve

A new mile-long walking path gives access to the campus’ Nature Preserve