Area: 4 acres.
Gift of: The Richards family 2006.
Directions: Route 24 to exit 16 a east on route 1062 miles trailhead on right across the street from the west Bridgewater Council on aging senior center.
Parking: There is no dedicated parking area for the site there is public parking located across the street at the senior center and Howard elementary school
Al Richards was the former owner of the beaver nursery and Garden center in conjunction with a name this park contest in the local public schools the conservation commission chose a student suggestion Beaverton Woods is the name of this new Parkland site.
The Beaverton Woods Trail connects the Howard Elementary School, the Council on Aging Senior center, and the West Bridgewater Public Library to the Town River, the Bay Circuit Trail, and War Memorial Park.
Beaverton Woods provides a level trail for bog bridges, through a mixed forest dominated by oak, maple, and white pine. The trail offers scenic views of adjacent farmland and leads to a small pond used as an outdoor classroom for local high school and university students. The trail also leads out to River Street, providing a beautiful vista of the Town River.