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
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
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
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
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
East Over Reservation
Explore a landscape of broad fields and elegant double-faced stone walls, once part of a larger farm that’s still in operation today.
Southeast MA | 75 acres
Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate
2468 Washington Street
Stroll through elegant gardens complementing a stately country house then explore surrounding fields, pastures, and woodlands that echo the property’s agricultural past.
Greater Boston | 90 acres
From a pair of Modernist houses nestled against a hillside, you’ll admire Mount Greylock rising across the valley. Follow trails past fields and marsh and wander through manicured gardens graced by sculptures. And don't miss out on the chance to stay at our Guest House on the property.
Berkshires | 316 acres
Long Point Wildlife Refuge
Hughes Thumb Road
Martha's Vineyard, MA
Whether you want to body surf in the ocean, splash with the kids in sheltered salt- and freshwater ponds, or explore a rare grassland habitat, this spectacular reservation will become a favorite escape.
Cape Cod & The Islands | 632 acres
Chilmark, Martha's Vineyard, MA
Experience the drama of a rocky shoreline and scenic vistas across Vineyard Sound to the Elizabeth Islands from the second-highest point on the island.
Cape Cod & The Islands | 211 acres
Take a boat to Great Misery and enjoy memorable views of Salem Sound and the North Shore.
Northeast MA | 87 acres
Moose Hill Farm
396 Moose Hill Street
Follow a trail from the farmstead through restored woodlands to hillside hayfields and pastures, where you'll enjoy views of Great Blue Hill and the Boston skyline.
Greater Boston | 347 acres
Chappaquiddick Island, MA
Enter a secluded world of designed Japanese elegance in this garden environment of exotic and native plantings that encircle a serene pond.
Cape Cod & The Islands | 14 acres
Prospect Hill Road
Experience Gilded-Age style and splendor at this marvelous estate, renowned for its elegant gardens and rare Berkshire “Cottage.”
Berkshires | 48 acres
Old Town Hill
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.
Northeast MA | 531 acres
481 Western Avenue (Route 127)
Explore a shrouded landscape of hemlock groves, a magnolia swamp, and other trees species where you'll find remnants Colonial habitation.
Northeast MA | 600 acres
Swift River Reservation
A landscape that supported Colonial-era farming has returned to a natural environment of forest and swamp, fields and uplands, laced by seven miles of trails and old roads.
Central MA | 439 acres
The Mission House
Journey back in time at this Colonial-era house and museum, a National Historic Landmark that tells the story of the Stockbridge Mohicans and missionary John Sergeant.
Berkshires | 1/2 acre