Since 1961, Greenbelt has helped landowners, farmers, municipalities, and organizations protect over 17,500 acres of land.
Greenbelt owns and manages over 6,000 acres of conserved landscapes across Essex County, which are free and open to the public. Explore our properties and
trails to find the perfect Greenbelt spot to hike, paddle, bike, cross-country ski, or paint and enjoy many other outdoor activities.
We hold over 240 conservation restrictions, permanently protecting an additional 6,700 acres, owned by private individuals, municipalities, or organizations.
Learn more about how Greenbelt can help you protect your land
Greenbelt is grateful to several professional and staff photographers whose work is featured prominently within our website.
Thank you Jerry Monkman / ecophotography.com, Lynne Holton, Kindra Clineff, Adrian Scholes and John Raleigh.