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Address: Dedham Street, Dover, MA 02030
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Description: Follow a network of trail across a grand preserve that features woodlands...
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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A beautiful place to bike and hike - nice view of Boston from hill top.

This is a beautiful place to explore. There is a nice mill pond with an old dam, a beautiful view of Boston from the top the hill in the middle, and nicely maintained trails. If... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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Norwood,MA
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Norwood,MA
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44 reviews 44 reviews
11 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This is a beautiful place to explore. There is a nice mill pond with an old dam, a beautiful view of Boston from the top the hill in the middle, and nicely maintained trails. If you want to bike in here you need to register at trustees of reservation - Noanet Woodlands. There are also rules to follow.

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Portland, Maine
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78 attraction reviews
293 helpful votes 293 helpful votes
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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Boston, Massachusetts
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61 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
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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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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
26 helpful votes 26 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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252 reviews 252 reviews
70 attraction reviews
276 helpful votes 276 helpful votes
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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243 reviews 243 reviews
120 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
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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221 reviews 221 reviews
82 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
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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65 reviews 65 reviews
32 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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