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Noanet Woodlands

Address: Dedham Street, Dover, MA 02030
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Ranked #1 of 5 things to do in Dover
Owner description: Follow a network of trail across a grand preserve that features woodlands and ponds, a former mill...
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Owner description: Follow a network of trail across a grand preserve that features woodlands and ponds, a former mill site, and Noanet Peak, which offers views of the Boston skyline.

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Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

A truly unique and beautiful hiking/walking experience in the town of Dover. Multiple trails, so grab a map...at the beginning...sometimes there are no brochures, so just be sure you remember where you have hiked and how to get back. Some rocky areas, so dress appropriately. Some amazing views at certain spots. Some wonderful photo ops as well, especially in summer... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Not really. It is so quiet and peaceful I want token the place to my self. You can go miles and not see anyone or you can walk 20 yards and run into someone you knew 20 years ago. Great for dogs - especially those that love mud.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Miss Peabody owned this land, along with Powisset Farm. She was a delightful old woman who used lorgnets, loved Border Collies, and horses, and of course, farms. She donated Noanet Woodlands to the public. Would there were many more Peabodys around. Don't make them like that anymore. The Noanet Woodlands are beautiful - a favorite walk and cross country ski... More 

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Near Boston
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This is a wonderful, peaceful network of walking, hiking and mountain biking trails in the center of Dover, MA. A little oasis that features a few small ponds, soft earthen paths and a few very challenging rock climbs. The highest peak affords a beautiful view of the Boston skyline. A haven for dogs and horses (watch out for those piles... More 

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Franklin, Massachusetts
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70 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Nice hiking space in the Boston area when you don’t feel like driving hours to the Berkshires. Based on the location, it was fairly crowded during the weekend and thus any chance of seeing wildlife is erased. A visit during the week may be more rewarding. There are many trails, almost too many and the trail numbering system is a... More 

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Boston
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111 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

If you want to spend an afternoon out of doors, there is no better place than Noanet Woods. Very picturesque, and most of the trails are easy walking. Don't miss the high spot with a view of downtown Boston. Print out a map (in color) ahead of time or take a picture of the map at the edge of the... More 

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New Bedford, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

There are trails for hiking, mountain biking and horseback. Dogs allowed but not on all trails. Outhouses at parking lot with maps. Trails not well marked. You can spend an hour or most of the day. And it is free.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

this spot is hard to find. Make sure to type Caryl park dedham street on gps. and take the 2nd parking lot ahead on the road. if you take the 1st parking, you might join the trails inbetween and get confused. in the 2nd you will find the board in the left corner of noanet woodlands. there are many trails... More 

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Dover, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Wonderful area in which to walk, cross-country ski, mountain bike (not in spring). My family hikes there several times a year. The trails are varied and well marked, even in the snow. There are hills, ponds, a dam, A great place to spend an afternoon.

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Waltham, Massachusetts
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

We went for a hike here on a beautiful Saturday, and although we had some problems finding it initially, we were very glad we did. You have to enter through Caryl Park, but there is parking for about 40 cars (although this Park is also home to tennis/basketball camps, so if it's a busy time for lessons, etc., the parking... More 

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