Open Space Committee

Click on the photo to play the slideshow


            Spring is here!  

Take a virtual walk on Merrimac's Trails!
Click on the photo to watch a slideshow of some of the spring sights you can see as you walk our trails.
Download a trail map and head out on the trails to enjoy the warmer weather and watch the forests and wetlands come alive.       

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

Identify and help to preserve open space, recreational and trail opportunities. To help make the public aware of these opportunities and help them 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

For more information, please email