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Poet's Seat Tower

Address: Greenfield, MA
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Ranked #1 of 14 Attractions in Greenfield
Type: Lookouts, Sights & Landmarks
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Bar Harbor, Maine
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52 reviews 52 reviews
18 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Don't miss this little gem when leaf peeping. The road is narrow & not well maintained but the view from the top is incredible. Sad to see some loitering and graffiti (I imagine it's hard to patrol regularly) and parking is limited but you can get a great view of the area and there are nice walking trails around it.... More 

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western mass
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Easy to get to, great views of Greenfield and surrounding area. Multiple trails to hike depending on your ability.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

My boyfriend and I stumbled upon this place while driving through Greenfield. Incredible view of the town and the panoramic view was breathtaking with autumn foliage!

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New Bedford,MA
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107 reviews 107 reviews
40 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Excellent view of surrounding area. Beautiful in the fall. Got some great pictures. And all for free.

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97 reviews 97 reviews
31 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

The panoramic view provided by Poet's Seat Tower is amazing. It is a must visit during the fall, for the beautiful foliage in the area, with church steeples peeping through the fall leaves. It's the ultimate hilltop view of New England!

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

My husband and I have always loved this place. It's great to visit alone or as a couple. With a rustic feel, the hike is not too short or long from the car to the tower itself. My favorite time to visit is in the Fall with my camera where I've taken some really great shots (see below). It's definitely... More 

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Greenfield, Massachusetts
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We often walk up to the tower to enjoy the view and get exercise. We recommend it to visitors when asked what should they see. It's just a nice place to visit. Not hard to find or to get to. Like the paths and the stone benches to rest on. Often see people walking their dogs, or bike riding. Worth... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I think you need to know something about what happened around the Tower that sits in the mind of someone whose family has lived in Greenfield since 1911... Just driving up then walking up the Tower Steps won't give you the depth that the view provides.... you see, the depth is not in the vision, it is in letting the... More 

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Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

A great place to walk and sight see- also a good place to smoke pot. Local kids were there drinking beers and crushing them on their heads- which was a little strange. Then the children encouraged us to smoke some pot with them- really weird, right?? I dont know- I will absolutely come back!

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Greenfield, Massachusetts
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131 reviews 131 reviews
25 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

It's usually kind of messy and looks unkept. There is little parking and as nice of a view as it is....well it is just Greenfield. If the view was at the actual peak overlooking both Turners, Montague, the Connecticut river and Greenfield I may be a little more impressed.

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