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Great Brook Farm State Park

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984 Lowell St, Carlisle, MA 01741-1311
+1 978-369-6312
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Wonderful network of hiking trails.

Whether young or old, fit or sedentary, you NEED to experience the beautiful nature trails. Stroll... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2018
Kenneth H
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A beautiful park

We can't wait to go back. There are many trails to walk, bike, or horseback riding and we only... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2017
mjbslb
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Malden, Massachusetts
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984 Lowell St, Carlisle, MA 01741-1311
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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Whether young or old, fit or sedentary, you NEED to experience the beautiful nature trails. Stroll leisurely, or get your workout away from crowds. 900 acres. I frequently saw 0-2 others on the trails I used to walk my dogs, for 1-2 hours per day.

Thank Kenneth H
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Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

We can't wait to go back. There are many trails to walk, bike, or horseback riding and we only walked a few. The petting farm was fun. The goats are so cute and friendly and will eat right out of your hands. They have a...More

1  Thank mjbslb
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Reviewed October 18, 2017

My husband and I have been here several times, and we always enjoy it. Since we are over 62, we paid a one-time fee ($10.00) for a parking pass, which is a nice perk! The walking trails go through wooded areas as well as by...More

Thank Trude W
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Reviewed September 18, 2017

The trails at Great Brook are great. Nice variety: glacial features, bedrock outcrops, ponds, streams. The cow barn is interesting, especially high-tech milking machine. The rotating scratching brush is a nice touch. But (and this is why this place loses two stars), the cows have...More

1  Thank Donald G
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Reviewed September 17, 2017

This is a beautiful place for a walk from spring thru fall but I especially like it in the fall when the leaves have started to turn. There are wide, smooth, not much elevation heart-healthy paths in the shade to wide smooth paths in the...More

Thank clf27
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Reviewed August 14, 2017

Went here for a farm tour and to hike their trails. What a beautiful place. $3 for a daily park pass . But if you are 62 years old or older you can get a Senior Pass for life for $10 which will let you...More

Thank Dibird50
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Reviewed August 9, 2017

I go here almost every night (that I'm not traveling on business!) - it's an amazing place to walk and unwind. With dogs, with horses, with bikes... Or just on foot, this is a great place to be!

Thank John C
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Reviewed August 9, 2017

This place is worth the $2 parking........lots of easy trails for kids of all ages to walk or bike, farm animals to feed, and great ice cream. We try to go at least every other week in good weather.

Thank Narci W
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Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

Lovely park with paths through woodlands and a working farm. Forests and streams are beautiful and you really feel like you're miles away from suburbia. There are all kinds of critters; we've seen at various times salamanders, frogs, birds of all kinds, bunnies, raccoons, opossum,...More

Thank Z-OC-Family
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Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

Returned after years of not visiting here. The trails are pretty well marked, lush, green and mostly flat. Nice to get out for an afternoon walk and always happy to have a delicious ice cream for motivation at the end! The extreme chocolate is dark,...More

Thank Lovetotravelforfun
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