Lexington has 26 conservation areas with over 50 miles of trails.
Volunteers of the Lexington Conservation Stewards help to care for Lexington's conservation land and keep the trails open for everyone to enjoy.
Please respect these regulations while enjoying your time on our conservation land.
The 2019 Open and Recreation Space Map provides an overview of the public open and recreation space in Lexington, including municipal, state, and federal land.
These are the most up-to-date maps for Lexington's conservation areas with trail access:
Other Lexington-based trails
(Please note: these trails are not maintained by the Lexington Conservation Division)
- ACROSS Lexington Trail System
- Arlington's Great Meadow (Provided by the Friends of Arlington's Great Meadow ACROSS Lexington)
- Middlesex County Hospital Lands
- Beaver Brook North Reservation
Trail Guide to Lexington
Our Trail Guide to Lexington's Conservation Land is currently out-of-print and being updated to reflect changes to conservation areas and trail locations.
Download a pdf of the old Trail Guide
(Note that the maps may be-out-of-date. Please refer to the maps above, or to the maps located on the kiosks at trail entry points.)
The guide covers 25 of Lexington's conservation areas, with maps, descriptions and historical information.