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Poet's Seat Tower

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Address: Greenfield, MA
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great views of the town

An out of the way place for hiking, or just viewing the town of Greenfield. Not at all crowded, and one can climb to the top of the tower easily. There seem to be plenty of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Nancy B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

An out of the way place for hiking, or just viewing the town of Greenfield. Not at all crowded, and one can climb to the top of the tower easily. There seem to be plenty of hiking trails and some benches where one could picnic.

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Barrington, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I cycled up during a bicycle tour of the Deerfield Valley. The views are outstanding and the general vibe, pleasant. There was some littler but generally clean. I give it 5 stars because the cycle up was challenging and the view was well worth it. I understand that hiking trails in the area are also worthwhile.

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Greenfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love to tell visitors to visit the tower. We walk up the driveway or hike trails as often as we can. It's beautiful to look at any time of day or season

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Greenfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The view from Poet's Seat is spectacular and it is always fun to pick out your favorite buildings and streets. The top level is spacious enough so that one does not feel scared and the walls are thick enough to provide a safe and secure place to lean those arms while you gaze around. No handicap access and one needs... More 

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Longmeadow, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

on the eastern side of Greenfield in a park bordering the Connecticut River. The tower overlooks the town, and there is a nice view. if you are shun-piking around the area, especially if heading to see the dam at Turner's Falls, stop by the tower

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Dover, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

This free attraction is located up a rural roadway. One can hike or drive up to the tower. I drove up and hiked a bit once up there. The expansive scenic views from the parking area and the tower are excellent and worth the detour to come here. My visit during was October foliage season so the Mother Nature’s colorful... More 

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Lake Wales, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Up high above the tree line of Greenfield sets Poet Seat Tower. Little off the beaten path but once the on a clear day you can see for miles each way down the pioneer valley of Massachusetts. Lots of history - little forgotten as far as upkeep, but worth a visit if your in the area.

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

I was travelling from VT to NY and needed a spot to stretch my legs. This was a nice hike up a paved road with excellent views, plus the Poet's Seat Tower was a nice stop at the end for a break before heading back down. The hike was a bit shorter than I wanted, but I did enjoy it,... More 

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Montague, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

The site of my engagement, back in 2003! The steep metal staircase was a bit of a workout for us "middle-aged out of shapers" but well worth the view! A sense of history surrounds you as you take in this serene place! There is a parking area at the entrance to a hiking path to reach the tower, as well... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

A short walk in brings you to this cute tower that overlooks the whole town! We visited during the day, and I am assuming its an even prettier view at night!

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