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Address: 280 Eliot Street, Natick, MA
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Excellent low-key "adventure"

We visit Broadmoor at least monthly and are never disappointed. We always find something interesting. Sometimes it's turtles, chipmunks, and frogs, sometimes a deer or coyote... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Natick, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Nice quiet place for a walk in the woodsy outdoors with water to walk near and over (on a wooden walkway) and no mosquitoes or other bugs. Could've had a little more than almost no wildlife (including birds) to look at. Didn't hear the bullfrog on this October visit either. Nice picnic table to have lunch on. Restrooms indoors. Large,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We visit Broadmoor at least monthly and are never disappointed. We always find something interesting. Sometimes it's turtles, chipmunks, and frogs, sometimes a deer or coyote. Another plus with Broadmoor is that you can go as far or near as you like to the visitor's center and you will still find critters!

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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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53 reviews 53 reviews
28 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Great for all ages and fitness levels. It can be busy and yet still peaceful. Beautiful piece of property with nice trails. Minor flaws - It can get a bit buggy and swampy in spots. One of the outer trails we tried was not as well marked and difficult to discern when covered with leaves, but if you pay close... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Well maintained trails and courteous staff; fairly level, good walking without a lot of challenge. Not overrun with visitors; lovely ponds and water views, very peaceful.

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Waltham, Massachusetts
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39 reviews 39 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I've been going to Broadmoor for well over a decade. It was a favorite spot for us to go for a nice long stroll, stop to watch the birds and sit to listen to nature. If you go in the warmer weather, there can be a lot of mosquito's in the low lying areas: if you keep moving quickly, they... More 

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Natick, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Went with my child's 8th grade class. Very interesting history. Kids weren't that imppressed, but I was. Like a step back in time.

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Boston
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

A great place for a wlk that takes you into nature. A very nice admin building with lots of local ecological information. The trails are well marked.

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Bristow, Virginia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Been going to broadmoor for 40 years. every time I go I see something new. Give it a try, its worth the visit

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Grafton, Massachusetts
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45 reviews 45 reviews
34 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Broadmoor is typical of most Mass Audubon sanctuaries as it has well kept/well marked trails that let you know if you are heading toward or away from the visitor center (or parking lot if there is no visitor center) The area is very scenic and has boardwalks going through some of the marshy areas to better get a view of... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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56 reviews 56 reviews
16 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This is a beautiful spot to take the family and get a nice walk. There is an educational center and restrooms available. It's a good place to see birds and wildlife.

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