Property 062

Protected Lands Catalog

property-062Property ID: BLT #062
Grantor: Virginia G. Smith
Acquisition Date: November 17, 1998
Acres: 26.42
Location: off Spruce Pond Road, West Barnstable

Description: BLT purchased these five wooded parcels, totaling 26.42 acres, from Virginia Smith for the “bargain sale” of $25,000. The upland along the moraine is part of the old “Berkshires to Cape Cod Trail,” which is now part of Cape Cod Pathways. Land in this area protects Spruce Pond and the Bridge Creek ecosystem that drains into the Great Marshes. The deed was transferred on the owner’s birthday.

Habitat: Pine and oak woodlands
Parcel ID: Town of Barnstable Assessor’s #175007, #175009, #175012, #175015, #175013