Please be aware that the northern half of Vermont was affected by major flooding. Roads to trailheads may not be open for the weekend, turn around if you encounter closed roads.

Alan & Edgar Rice Nature Preserve

This short trail runs along a stream and past beautiful cascades.
Trail Activity
Hiking Snowshoeing
0.50 miles, Loop
Lyndeborough (NH)
Packed Earth/Dirt
Permitted on leash


The Rice Preserve is a 15-acre parcel that features steep glacial eskers, seep wetlands, and beautiful cascading waterfalls.  

 The half-mile Two Brook Trail crosses Scataquog Brook, which flows north into Cold Brook. The trail then loops, runing upstream along Cold Brook to the beautiful Senter Falls, and then up steeper slopes.

Other Information

Help us preserve the land!

  • Passive recreation allowed (hiking, mt. biking, xc skiing, horseback riding)
  • This trail is NOT suitable for mt biking, xc skiing, or horseback riding
  • Dogs must be kept on a leash
  • Stay on designated trail
  • Carry in, carry out
  • No wheeled motorized vehicles
  • No camping or fires
  • No swimming

View PLC's complete public use policies.

Trail Manager

For additional information, visit the Piscataquog Land Conservancy website, or contact:

Piscataquog Land Conservancy

Piscataquog Land Conservancy
5A Mill Street
New Boston, NH 03070
Phone: (603) 487-3331
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Trail Tips

Be Considerate of Other Visitors
Respect other trail users and be courteous when passing.
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Trailhead Information

From the Francestown (2nd NH) Turnpike, take Lyndeborough Road west about 0.4 miles to trailhead on the right. Cars may be parked along the road.

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