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Goose Pond Reservation

Address: Cooper Creek Road, Lee, MA 01238
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Ranked #4 of 13 Attractions in Lee
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Owner description: Paddle across Lower Goose Pond, a mountain lake anchored by steep ridgelines that also support a...
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Owner description: Paddle across Lower Goose Pond, a mountain lake anchored by steep ridgelines that also support a remote section of the 2,100-mile Appalachian Trail.

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Lee, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Goose pond is a nice little lake to pass a few hours, but lacks the small tributaries and pull offs that I like to get lost in. It's in a beautiful location and peaceful, and I would go back just to paddle around and drift away for awhile.

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Massachusetts
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I've started making this a regular visit from my home nearby. Water is clear as can be; motorboat traffic pretty well managed, kayaking, canoeing, swimming are excellent. This would be a tough place if you have picnickers mixed with swimmers/boaters as the picnic lawn is not easily accessible from the water. Otherwise a real gem!

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Sutton, Massachusetts
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23 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

What a day. Not too crowded. Friendly people. Clean, glass like pond. A most enjoyable day. Stopped by one of the islands to have lunch. Beautiful water edge. Can't wait to go back. Hidden treasure.

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Bangor, Maine
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

Early morning visit to this place brought some goose bumps, truly a beautiful place to be in the early morning

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New Bedford, Massachusetts
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83 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

This is a large pond that I found while hiking on the Appalachian Trail. It is quiet picturesque and would love to see it during the fall. It is a quiet area. Great for canoeing, kayaking and swimming. I would suggest 2-5 hours. Pack a meal.

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Rhode Island
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

There is easy public access to upper goose pond, all you need is your own kayak or canoe. Bring a picnic and canoe all the way across the pond to a narrow passageway which connects to lower goose pond. The second pond is less developed, very quiet and a great place to swim and just relax. Nice way to while... More 

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Great Barrington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2012

Since the pond is on the AT it is more secluded and pristine than some other hikes in the Berkshires. It is a fabulous place for kayaking or canoeing also.

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