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Reservations in Northeast Massachusetts

The activities and experiences you'll enjoy at our Northeast reservations will not only become treasured memories. They will be constant reminders of why you and the people you care about share a love for the landscapes and landmarks that are so important to all of us.

 

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Agassiz Rock
School Street
Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA 01944

Ascend a small hill to where a massive granite monolith juts into the sky, then pass a swamp where another huge boulder has sat as silent witness for millennia.

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Appleton Farms Grass Rides
Highland Street
Hamilton & Ipswich, MA 01982

This family-friendly network of grassy trails provides an ideal environment for walking, exploring, and nature watching.

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Appleton Farms
Route 1A
Ipswich, MA 01982

Wander past crop fields and cow pastures at the country’s oldest continuously operating farm.

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Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
290 Argilla Road
Ipswich, MA 01938

Experience the grandeur of a seaside estate and its marvelously landscaped grounds, notable for a broad, undulating lawn running down to the shore.

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Coolidge Reservation
Summer Street (Route 127)
Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA 01944

Hike past a scenic pond and through a small forest of pine and oak to reach a spectacular seaside lawn offering memorable views of Massachusetts Bay and the North Shore.

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Crane Beach on the Crane Estate
Argilla Road
Ipswich, MA 01938

Enjoy the Northeast’s most spectacular beach and follow trails and boardwalks through a landscape of sand dunes and salt marsh.

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Crane Wildlife Refuge on the Crane Estate
Argilla Road
Ipswich, MA 01938

This mix of salt marsh and coastal islands is perfect for kayakers and other boaters, who can also follow trails that explore Choate Island and Long Island.

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Crowninshield Island
Dolliber Cove
Marblehead, MA 01945

This intimate outcropping features a short loop trail and is ideal for families, who can reach the island by boat or, at low tide, on foot across the shallows.

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Greenwood Farm
Jefferys Neck Road
Ipswich, MA 01938

Wander through an open field and enjoy a memorable view of the historic Paine House, with the broad estuary of the Ipswich River extending beyond.

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Halibut Point Reservation
Gott Avenue, Pigeon Cove
Rockport, MA 01966

Scramble across ledges scarred by the granite industry and examine tide pools teeming with marine life.

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Hamlin Reservation
Argilla Road
Ipswich, MA 01938

This former coastal farmland now welcomes visitors to a broad salt marsh and a dike path that leads to a loop trail around Eagle Island.

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Long Hill
572 Essex Street
Beverly, MA 01915

This former family retreat has been renowned for its gardens for almost a century.

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Misery Islands
Salem Sound
Salem, MA 01944

Take a boat to Great Misery and enjoy memorable views of Salem Sound and the North Shore.

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Moraine Farm
735 Cabot St.
Beverly, MA 01915

When Frederick Law Olmsted designed Moraine Farm, he didn't plot out an adventure-based ropes course. Or make room for school children to roam. Or think about a community farm with members picking up their weekly farm shares. Please note: There is no access to the reservation at present.

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Mount Ann Park
New Way Lane
Gloucester, MA 01930

A substantial mixed forest of evergreens and hardwoods rises to a rocky summit overlooking Cape Ann. Please note: This reservation is not accessible at this time.

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Old Town Hill
Newman Road
Newbury, MA 01951

Climb to the top of a 168-foot coastal promontory and from an open field enjoy panoramic views of the Great Marsh and New Hampshire's Isles of Shoals.

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Pine and Hemlock Knoll
Longfellow Road
Wenham, MA 01984

A loop trail leads through a small woodland with an impressive stand of old-growth hemlock. Please note: There is no access to the reservation at present.

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Ravenswood Park
481 Western Avenue (Route 127)
Gloucester, MA 01930

Explore a shrouded landscape of hemlock groves, a magnolia swamp, and other trees species where you'll find remnants Colonial habitation.

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Stavros Reservation
Island Road
Essex, MA 01929

Enjoy an easy ascent to a coastal hilltop that rewards you with panoramic views of Crane Beach and the Essex River estuary

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The Stevens-Coolidge Place
Andover Street
North Andover, MA 01845

Enter a world of early 20th-century country elegance at a former farm-turned-estate, where refined interiors are complemented by an array of lovely gardens.

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Ward Reservation
Prospect Road
Andover & North Andover, MA 01810

Climb a hill for great views extending from the surrounding Merrimack Valley to the Boston skyline, or explore this sprawling landscape along almost 10 miles of trails.

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Weir Hill
Stevens Street
North Andover, MA 01845

Trace the western shoreline of a sparkling lake or enjoy a woodsy ascent to scenic views of the Merrimack Valley.

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