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.
Northeast MA | 116 acres
Allen C. Haskell Public Gardens
787 Shawmut Avenue
New Bedford, MA
With local community partners, The Trustees are working to transform this former nursery into a vibrant park for the people of New Bedford and beyond.
Southeast MA | 6 acres
Appleton Farms Grass Rides
Hamilton & Ipswich, MA
This family-friendly network of grassy trails provides an ideal environment for walking, exploring, and nature watching.
Northeast MA | 259 acres
Wander past crop fields and cow pastures at the country’s oldest continuously operating farm.
Northeast MA | 658 acres
Archives & Research Center
27 Everett Street
This state-of-the-art storage facility holds The Trustees' extensive collection of objects, maps, photographs, plans, diaries, and more, which together tell the story every one of our more than 100 properties.
Greater Boston | 5 acres
Against the backdrop of a sheltering Berkshires valley, during summer and fall wander through an intimate environment of outdoor sculpture and elegant gardens nourished by a gurgling stream.
Berkshires | 120 acres
Cooper Hill Road, Ashley Falls
Learn about two very different people who fought for freedom and liberty – and changed our history.
Berkshires | 1 acre
Weatogue Road, Ashley Falls
Created by geologic upheavals a half-billion years ago, this hundred-foot-high bedrock outcropping introduces visitors to a rugged and exotic landscape that also supports 800 species of plants while offering terrific mountain vistas.
Berkshires | 329 acres
Hike three miles of trails, some steep in places, to a nearby beaver pond views of the distant Green Mountains and hillside orchards spreading below.
Pioneer Valley | 312 acres
New Salem, MA
Take a short walk to a scenic waterfall or the site of an historic mill.
Central MA | 6 acres
Francis William Bird Park
Stroll meandering pathways and cross artisan-built stone bridges at this family-friendly park of open fields, groves of trees, and frog ponds.
Greater Boston | 89 acres
Bridge Island Meadows
South End Pond
Paddle to this small upland amid the extensive Charles River floodplain and bushwhack up a hill to views of the surrounding wetlands.
Greater Boston | 80 acres
Brooks Woodland Preserve
Follow miles of footpaths and old farm roads through a massive expanse of diverse forest, pristine streams, and wetlands.
Central MA | 693 acres
Let your eye drift across a broad swath of what was once cropland and pasture to the nearly unbroken forest canopy beyond.
Pioneer Valley | 265 acres
Cape Poge Wildlife Refuge
Chappaquiddick Island, Martha's Vineyard
Explore this magnificent barrier beach with its sandy shoreline, expansive salt marsh, beautiful salt pond, and unique colony of hardy red cedars.
Cape Cod & The Islands | 516 acres
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
290 Argilla Road
Experience the grandeur of a seaside estate and its marvelously landscaped grounds, notable for a broad, undulating lawn running down to the shore.
Northeast MA | 165 acres
161 Forest Road
Explore this former riverside farm along the carriage road loop or enjoy a leisurely paddle on the Charles.
Greater Boston | 55 acres
Hike to the top of Pony Mountain, then cool off with a summertime dip in the chilly waters of the brook’s picture-perfect pools and falls.
Pioneer Valley | 173 acres
Charles River Peninsula
Surrounded on three sides by the river, this restored grassland field is accessible by either foot or boat.
Greater Boston | 30 acres
Follow meandering trails through a forest of pine, beech, and hemlock and enjoy what was once a family’s cherished preserve.
Greater Boston | 85 acres
Experience this imposing gorge carved by a National Wild and Scenic River, then choose from great fishing, hiking, and biking options just downstream.
Pioneer Valley | 166 acres
Chestnut Hill Farm
Chestnut Hill Road
Explore scenic woodlands and rolling fields at this working farm, which was saved from development in the 1960s through the dedication of a local family.
Greater Boston | 131 acres
Summer Street (Route 127)
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.
Northeast MA | 64 acres
Indian Town Road
Fall River, MA
A gateway to the 13,600-acre Southeastern Massachusetts Bioreserve, Copicut Woods boasts upland forests, wetlands and waterways, and remnants of a vibrant agricultural past.
Southeast MA | 516 acres
217 Chapin Street
Explore a beautifully preserved farmstead that dates to the 17th century and wander trails that lead past stone walls through restored woodlands.
Central MA | 175 acres
Smith Neck Road
Roam from pasture and planted fields through a small woodland before emerging at the edge of a serene salt marsh near the head of the tidal Little River.
Southeast MA | 130 acres
Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge
Discover this ruggedly beautiful coastal environment where deer, raptors, and shorebirds play. Explore sand dunes and small coastal forests, salt marsh and tidal ponds, on 16 miles of trails and sand roads.
Cape Cod & The Islands | 1,117 acres
Crane Beach on the Crane Estate
Enjoy the Northeast’s most spectacular beach and follow trails and boardwalks through a landscape of sand dunes and salt marsh.
Northeast MA | 1,234 acres
Crane Wildlife Refuge on the Crane Estate
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.
Northeast MA | 697 acres