Massachusetts: Westwood: Hale Reservation Map
Created By: dbperry
Last Updated: June 30th, 2013 6:06am
West: -71.2589° East: -71.2231°
Country: United States
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Hale Reservation, Westwood, MA 02090
Encompassing over 1,100 acres in Westwood and Dover, the Hale Reservation is a privately owned camp and woodland area with public access to their trail network. The trails at Hale connect to the trails at the Noanet Woodlands and also Powisset Farm.
More information about this property at:
If you enjoy this property, consider donating to the Hale Reservation at:
iPhone / Android / Google Map Links
My KMZ map is created from the Hale Reservation map:
See version history below for more info.
This KMZ map is set to Draw Order 32 so it will show 'beneath' your primary map on your Garmin KMZ-compatible GPS. It will also show below my KMZ map of the Noanet Woodlands and Powisset Farm if you have them loaded on your GPSr. Loading all three KMZ maps will provide you with a seamless trail map of all properties. See the links above to view all three maps together.
Note that due to the wide coverage area of this map, it is actually 20 tiles. Keep that in mind when placing this on your Garmin GPSr - even though this is one KMZ, the number of tiles is limited to 100 across all the KMZ files loaded on your GPS.
The images below are all from a Garmin GPSMAP 78sc. The image on the left in both rows is with no other maps displayed. The image on the right in both rows has 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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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 1.01 (6/30/2013)
Version 7 of Google Earth introduced a new 'feature' - when opening KMZ files, the view automatically 'tilts' to an oblique angle. By specifying the tilt angle (zero) in the KML file, this version of the Hale Reservation KMZ map (1.01) prevents Google Earth from tilting the view. There were no other changes to the map - so if you don't mind the tilt view in Google Earth, or if you are not using this KMZ file in Google Earth, there is no reason to download this update.
Version 1.00 (6/2/2012)
Initial release using undated map downloaded from Hale Reservation website (see above) on June 2, 2012.
Name: Hale Reservation
Owner / Steward: Hale Reservation
Primary city / town: Westwood
Primary city / town zip code: 02090
Other cities / towns in map area: Dover
Area of conservation / recreation land: 1,112 acres or 1.74 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.
File name: Hale_ver_1.01.kmz
Current version: 1.01
Date published: 6/30/2013
Number of tiles: 20
KMZ file size: 7,352 KB
Draw order: 32
Does this KMZ overlap with any others? Yes
If so, which ones? Powisset Farm and Noanet Woodlands
Coverage of KMZ: 3,330 acres or 5.20 square miles
NOTE: this area includes the ENTIRE KMZ including white space / margins / legend, etc.
GPS coordinates of center of KMZ polygon (not necessarily the center of the map):
N 42° 13.912'
W 71° 14.458'