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Awtrey Dell

Guidebook Section: Central

Location

 

Access is via a path next to the driveway of the last house on the right on Sargent Park.

Other maps and aerial photos:
Bing
Newton Assessor

Overview

Hyde Brook runs through this woodsy hollow surrounded by back yards. Wildlife include deer, coyotes, wild turkeys, and warblers.

From a Conservators board member: “That’s my old neighborhood. I first started bird watching as a kid by climbing a huge pine tree there, and being totally amazed by all the spring warblers.”

Size: 0.5 acres

Longest Walk: 0.1 miles (no marked trails)


Acquired: 2005

Owner & Administrator Websites

Owned by the Newton Conservators

Photo Gallery

History

1970s

Tony and Pam Awtrey purchased their house on Sargent Park and a one-acre lot that fronted on Park Street.

2005

The lot was subdivided, and the Awtreys donated the rear parcel of land to Newton Conservators for conservation, public enjoyment, and nature study.

Awtrey Dell Map


 

Features

Woods Trail
 

Additional Information

Newton Assessor’s Map ID: 72023 0042A

Preserving the Dell