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Address: Greenfield, MA

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Pretty view from the tower

I hiked this trail with my family ending at the Poet's seat Tower. It was a beautiful sunny, spring day so the view was spectacular. Interesting graffiti abounds throughout the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
Julie H
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Rutland, Massachusetts
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Rutland, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

I hiked this trail with my family ending at the Poet's seat Tower. It was a beautiful sunny, spring day so the view was spectacular. Interesting graffiti abounds throughout the tower. Be sure to follow the hiking trail down to the river.

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Bar Harbor, Maine
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38 helpful votes 38 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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Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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51 helpful votes 51 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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31 attraction reviews
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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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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 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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6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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Virginia
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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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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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