Lancaster has 2.7 square miles of open space, 10% of the total, and 14 miles of public trails.
The major open space properties in Lancaster are: Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge , Lancaster Town Forest , Chapman-Goodale Conservation Land , Cook Conservation Area , Thayer Memorial Forest , and Bolton Flats Wildlife Management Area . There are 27 open space properties in total.
The largest open space landowners in Lancaster are: Town of Lancaster, Department of Fish and Game, New England Forestry Foundation, DCR - Division of State Parks and Recreation, and Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
|Landowner||Properties||Area In Lancaster Acres|
|Town of Lancaster||17||815|
|Department of Fish and Game||14||510|
|New England Forestry Foundation||4||225|
|DCR - Division of State Parks and Recreation||1||77|
|Commonwealth of Massachusetts||1||71|
See all 9 landowners in Lancaster
|Landowner||Name||Type||Area In Lancaster Acres||Trails miles|
|United States Fish and Wildlife Service||Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge||Conservation||12||7|
|Town of Lancaster||Lancaster Town Forest||Conservation||326||3|
|Town of Lancaster||Chapman-Goodale Conservation Land||Conservation||270||3|
|Town of Lancaster||Cook Conservation Area||Conservation||102||2|
|New England Forestry Foundation||Thayer Memorial Forest||Conservation||98||1|
|Department of Fish and Game||Bolton Flats Wildlife Management Area||Recreation Ground||510||1|