Open Space Committee

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  Trail Scavenger Hunt

Try this Trail Scavenger Hunt as you walk the Beaver Pond Reservation Trail or the Cobbler's Brook Trail!
Click here to print a copy of the Scavenger Hunt.
Go to Trail Information and Maps to read more about our trails and to download maps.

Become a Junior Ecologist!

Learn about tree and bird identification, beaver habitats, animal tracking and more as you explore Merrimac's trails. Complete and submit your Activity Journals to the Open Space Committee to earn levels and prizes. For more information and to download Activity Journals and trail maps click here


Meetings are currently being held via Zoom on the last Tuesday of the month. Click on the agenda for the time of the meeting and the Zoom link.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to Identify and help to preserve open space, recreational and trail opportunities in Merrimac. We work to increase public awareness of these open spaces to make good use of them for a wide range of activities such as, organized sports, hiking, biking, walking, birding and horseback riding.


  • Carrie Rennie, Chair
  • Lucy Abisalih
  • Dawn Ackerman
  • Mel Briggles
  • Heather Burkett
  • Susan Simmons
  • Sandra Venner

Contact Us

Open Space Committee
4 School St
Merrimac, MA 01860