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Wells State Park

Address: 159 Walker Pond Road, Sturbridge, MA
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Ranked #5 of 12 Attractions in Sturbridge
Type: State Parks, Nature & Parks
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Type: State Parks, Nature & Parks

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Brookfield, Massachusetts
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Wells State Park is a very basic campground, we are talking no electricity, no water at sites, but stations spaced out. Comfort stations located within walking distance, again basic but electrified & well maintained. Variety of sites, waterfront, wooded & remote. Tents, campers & motorhome accessible, new Yurts. Beautiful clean setting, trails( easy & challenging), excellent views. Pavilions for larger... More 

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S.E Michigan
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49 reviews 49 reviews
31 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Rolled in here with a 22' Travel trailer ( and the wife) for an overnight stop. Close proximity to the Turnpike was a bonus. This is a small campground WITHOUT hook-ups, but if you seek large secluded sites....this is the place. A quiet lake provides relaxing views and trails go off to who knows where. Large rigs ( 5-wheel or... More 

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Lake Worth, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

This is a BEAUTIFUL park with a lovely lake and great hiking trails. Lots of birds, even saw a beaver on the outskirts. The park is well kept and the bathrooms were clean. There are campsites right on the water and you can even get a YURT! It's one of my favorite camping sites.

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Newport, Rhode Island
3 reviews 3 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The location of this campground works well for us. It is very central and easy access to the Mass Pike. The campground is well maintained and the staff have been attentive to all of our needs. The sites are spacious and the pond has been wonderful for my children. It is more of a lake than a pond. It's huge... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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57 reviews 57 reviews
18 attraction reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We stayed in sites 10 and 11 on a dirt road a short walk to the bathrooms and beach. Saturday night was mostly families, while Monday and Tuesday were more 20'somethings. The good: The sites were all large and relatively level, given how hilly the park is. We had a lovely view of the lake through the trees. There was... More 

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Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
10 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Wells State Park is a great camping destination. We stayed on site 17, level spot overlooking the pond and very private. There were no sites near us. The restrooms were not far, about 100 yards or less, clean and well maintained. Showers were hot and great pressure though there was only one for men and one for woman. That did... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We really enjoyed our time camping here and 100% plan on coming back. Good size sites, nice distance from each other, and the pond is fantastic. Next time we'll make sure to bring kayaks or rent stand up paddle boards. Also, I know bathrooms are not something people think of when "roughing it" but it is so great to have... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

We rented a yurt. When we arrived to the yurt, the staff came and "cleaned" the yurt for us. The outside of the yurt looked well kept, but the inside of the yurt was horrible. There were numerous amounts of spiders, cob webs, various bugs surrounding the inside of the yurt. It was disgusting. It was extremely hard to sleep... More 

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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58 reviews 58 reviews
23 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Wells Park is a great way to spend a nice day outdoors. The pond (I would call it a lake) has easily accessible swimming beaches that you can walk to or drive. The hiking trails are well maintained. In peak season there is a $2 parking fee. I did not camp there, but it looks like a wonderful place for... More 

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Andover, Massachusetts
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Great. Hiking trails well marked and mapped. Good day hikes and the table rock trail leads to a stunning cliff side view of the valley below. Stop by BT'S Smokehouse for a great meal afterwards. Free entry to the park this time of year but looks like they charge in busy season.

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