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Address: Cooper Creek Road, Lee, MA 01238
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Description: Paddle across Lower Goose Pond, a mountain lake anchored by steep...
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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Great place to kayak.

Beautiful reservation in the Berkshires. A great place to kayak. Clean and beautiful. Unfortunately we didn't see much wildlife, but we still had a great time kayaking.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Beautiful reservation in the Berkshires. A great place to kayak. Clean and beautiful. Unfortunately we didn't see much wildlife, but we still had a great time kayaking.

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Stephentown, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Kayaking Goose Pond is almost like having a private lake - you run into very few other boaters. Go all the way to Upper Goose Pond by boating through the tree lined channel and then you'll have even fewer encounters with other boaters. We watched an eagle swipe a fish out of the water, soar up into the sky as... More 

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Hyannis, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Liked it all! Upper Goose Pond Cabin is a must see....right on the Applachain Trail....crossing over the Mass Pike after leaving the car at the parking lot on route 20 was very cool. Didn't like that we had to go back to our car after the hike ended! The Pond has such a remote feeling to it and you feel... More 

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Lee, Massachusetts
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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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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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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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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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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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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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