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“Walk Dogtown in Gloucester with a knowledgable guide” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Dogtown Common

Dogtown Common
Gloucester, MA
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Ranked #29 of 42 things to do in Gloucester
Activities: Hiking
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Owner description: This Gloucester trail runs through quarries and woods.
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“Walk Dogtown in Gloucester with a knowledgable guide”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2010

Just came back from a great walking tour of Dogtown, Gloucester with Walk the Words Tours (walkthewords.com). I never would have found the cool boulders, eerie cellar holes or learned the history of this fascinating area. I also probably would have gotten lost, because that place is huge. I took the 2.5 Babson Boulder tour (they offer another that goes to Whale's Jaw) and Seania McCarthy knows her stuff. Highly recommended.

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“Never will lose its beauty”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2002

I have lived here my whole life and at least twice a week I bike run or just walk through Dog town. It ends up in Rockport close to the Train Station(Pending on Route). The surroundings are insiring for all to see. I dont think ill ever find a better place to enjoy.

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“A fabulous hike”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2002

What a hike !
Dogtown is one of the most unbelievable places around here ! The scenery is straight out of another world: a moraine 10 million years old,carved boulders with "inspirational mottos", something to see for sure !
DO NOT leave witout a map and an ample supply of waer, you could get lost very easily.

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