Ownership: Town of Bennington
35 acres of town forest between Route 202 and the Contoocook River. Trail named after Bruce Edes, to honor this dedicated and involved community leader.
Directions: Going south on Route 202 turn left on Route 31 and before the bridge turn left again into the VFW parking lot where there is trailhead parking.
Activities: open to all for walking and hiking
Use Policies: Dogs on a leash are allowed and owners should pick up after pets. No canoeing/kayaking on Contoocook by the Bruce Edes trail.
Web Link: www.dodgelibrary.com
Associations: Bennington Conservation Commission
Maps: Maps are available in a display box at the rear of the VFW building. They can also be picked up at the Dodge Library and Bennington Garage.
Trails: To get to the beginning of the trail walk north along the railroad track. The trail is marked by o markers. To hike the white and blue trail start to finish is about 25 min.