Massachusetts: Stow: Gardner Hill Map

Map InfoMap Information

Created By: dbperry
Last Updated: January 1st, 2013 12:01pm
Map Coverage:
North: 42.4354°
West: -71.5033° East: -71.4818°
South: 42.4171°
Country: United States
State: Massachusetts
Price: Free

Topographic Data Street Data Trail Data Garmin Custom Map (kmz Imagery) PC Version Available Mac Version Available Works With Garmin


Gardner Hill / Stow Town Forest, Stow, MA 01775

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Conservation land owned by the Town of Stow, sometimes referred to as the Stow Town Forest. 

More information at:

A year of pictures of the Town Forest is at:


Source Data

My KMZ map is from the Town of Stow Conservation Trust map:
See below for more information

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This KMZ map is set to Draw Order 32 so it will show 'beneath' your primary map on your Garmin KMZ-compatible GPS. This KMZ also will appear above my KMZ map of the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge and under my KMZ map of Red Acre

The images on the left are from a Garmin GPSMAP 78sc with no other maps displayed. The image on the right is from the same device with the Garmin 24K NE series TOPO maps displayed.




I have posted this KMZ as freeware, so instead of paying me for it, send me a note if you found this file helpful!
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Download Garmin Custom Map [383kB] (1098 Downloads)


Once you have downloaded and unzipped the KMZ file, you can:

1) Display it on your Garmin GPS receiver by placing the file in the \Garmin\CustomMaps folder on your supported Garmin GPS receiver. For a list of supported devices, click here

2) Display it in Google Earth by opening the file (FILE, OPEN). 



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Version History

Note: This page was updated on 1/1/2013, and the file was re-uploaded, but nothing was changed on the KMZ (only the file name)

Version 1.00 (2012 Apr 19)
Initial release using undated Stow Conservation Trust map (see above) 


Map Summary

Site details:
Name: Gardner Hill / Stow Town Forest
Owner / Steward: Stow Conservation Trust
State: Massachusetts
County: Middlesex
Primary city / town: Stow
Primary city / town zip code: 01775
Other cities / towns in map area: <none>

Area of conservation / recreation land: 376 acres or 0.59 square miles
NOTE: This is my calculation of the extents of the area(s) with publicly accessible trails on the KMZ map. This should be the area available for hiking or other recreation, but it will also include any portion of water bodies, marshes, swamps, etc. within the boundaries of the properties on the KMZ. It would also include inaccessible conservation land within the boundaries, such as a buffer zone of "Do not enter" land around a reservoir.

KMZ details:
File name: Gardner_Hill_ver_1.00.kmz
Current version: 1.00
Date published: 4/19/2012
Number of tiles: 1
KMZ file size: 386 KB
Draw order: 32
Does this KMZ overlap with any others? Yes
If so, which ones?
Red Acre
Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge 
Coverage of KMZ: 892 acres or 1.39 square miles
NOTE: this area includes the ENTIRE KMZ including white space / margins / legend, etc.

Lat / Long of center of KMZ polygon (not necessarily the center of the map):
N 42° 25.572'
W 71° 29.551'


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