Category Archives: Water

05.13.2019 Upstream Buffam Brook

Upstream and less well-known than the waterfall and cascades in the Buffam Falls Conservation Area is this smaller waterfall. I drive by it often and stop during the spring to enjoy its flow and babbling. The foreground is American False … Continue reading

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05.06.2019 Bear’s Den Falls

I hope that this post is more popular than the last couple. Maybe folks are bored with cascades. Bear’s Den got its name from a huge bear killed in this location.  There is a story also that during colonial times, … Continue reading

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05.03.2019 Ha Ha Ha…yet another from Atherton Brook

I gave it a couple of days, but there was one more lurking among all the others that I processed late. When hiking along the trail by Atherton Brook, this waterfall’s sound is unmistakable and heard for a great distance…actually … Continue reading

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04.27.2019 Another view of Gunn Brook Falls’ lower level

I’ve shot this waterfall many times.  If you have looked at my About page, which probably needs updating, that is it behind me. For years I have expected two trees, one had already fallen and was leaning on the larger … Continue reading

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04.23.2019 Atherton Brook Dam cascade

I’ve tried to find some history of this location but without luck so far.  I imagine it was for some sort of mill and maybe there was a waterwheel through the side of the dam.  The two books I have … Continue reading

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04.21.2019 Atherton Brook Waterfall Closeup 1

So today I decided to challenge myself with a favorite hike along a brook that feeds the Quabbin Reservoir and eventually quenches the thirst of Boston and surrounds. The hikes on the west side of the watershed are mostly all … Continue reading

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04.16.2019 Another Roaring Falls Cascade

There is more to Roaring Falls than a few cascades, but often I find that focusing on the details of the whole can be rewarding. I made a video with my phone of the whole spot I visited, I think … Continue reading

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