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Address: Martins Lane, Hingham, MA 02043
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Description: Rolling hills and rocky shorelines offer sweeping views of the Boston...
Rolling hills and rocky shorelines offer sweeping views of the Boston skyline, while tree-lined carriage paths designed by famed landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted make delightful walking trails.
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Great visit on a spring day

I took my parents here when they were up visiting Boston. We spent just under two hours walking along the different paths on the reserve, totalling about 3.5 miles in total--and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

I took my parents here when they were up visiting Boston. We spent just under two hours walking along the different paths on the reserve, totalling about 3.5 miles in total--and there were still plenty of paths to explore. We saw a good variety of birds: robins, plenty of red-winged blackbirds, a swallow, a woodpecker, a red-tailed hawk, a bluejay,... More 

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Bedford, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Pay your $6 park fee, get a pass from the library or join Trustees of the Reservations and prepare for a great day. The paths are wide and varied and the views fabulous. You travel over an estuary, up a hill or two, out on a peninsula and get views of Boston Harbor, meadows and forest. Weekdays are calmer, but... More 

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Quincy, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We have taken our boat here several times. It is so beautiful and calm. You can grab a mooring ball or raft off to other boats. You can take your raft into shore to a walking trails on one side and then into restaurants on the other side. A great place to spend a Sunday afternoon.

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Boston
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61 reviews 61 reviews
7 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

This is a gorgeous park on the water that is maintained by the Trustees of the Reservation, one of Massachusetts' premier environmental organizations. You can wander its wide paths and enjoy amazing meadows and views of Boston Harbor year round. There are lots of place to picnic. There is a nominal charge -- I think it is $5 per car... More 

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Scituate, Massachusetts
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9 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We walk the paths in all seasons and love this part of our world! Whether you need peace and quiet by yourself, want to walk the dog in a friendly area with others or a romantic stroll through the woods and around the shore, this treasure is just that. All year long.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

By far the best place in Hingham. Worlds end is a great place for a hike. Plenty more of space in the park and has a great view of the boston harbor islands

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Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Excellent place to walk or take a dog walking. You can circle the Island, so it is impossible to get lost! Surrounded by water every view is beautiful

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Boston, Massachusetts
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11 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Just 17 miles south of Boston on Hingham harbor, you can enjoy a pleasant walk and take in some beautiful views. Designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, this Trustees of Reservations property is pristine. A great place to enjoy with family or friends and of course your dog if you have one. There are plenty of benches spread throughout World's End... More 

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Hingham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is a beautiful area to get in touch with nature right in your own backyard. It's quiet and peaceful for walking, with a number of nice vistas for picnics, painting, or just to sit and relax. The scenery is varied, with both beaches and small forested sections, and the beauty changes with the seasons, as the year goes by.... More 

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Hingham, Massachusetts
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5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

World's End is a great place for a walk with fantastic scenery and views across the water to Boston and Hull. In the autumn the foliage is really beautiful and in the summer there is plenty of shade from the trees to enjoy a walk, even on the sunniest days! In the winter wrap up warm as the wind coming... More 

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