Tag Archives: Quabbin Landscape
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
The scenery was so quiet and peaceful that even now I have no words.
We’re getting closer to Spring every day…mid-40’s today…but the nighttime is still the right time for making…ice. Maybe whoopee too, but that’s a bit personal. Yesterday my thermometer in the car said Actually, the Forester gets better mileage than that. … Continue reading
As I drove along the Quabbin Spillway yesterday I noticed a large mass of ice atop a rock below the falling water. Part was blue, from being cold I guess, while the bulk was bright white. I liked the contrast … Continue reading
Downstream from the waterfall was this tree that had been covered with frozen steam coming off the Swift River. Kind of amazing that the water was still warm enough to give off steam in 12 degree weather. Certainly not warm … Continue reading
As mentioned before, it has been a long while since the Quabbin Reservoir has seen enough water to make use of the spillway which allows the overflow to rejoin the Swift River. The north of the Quabbin sees many small … Continue reading