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Whitney and Thayer Woods

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A great place for a quiet walk in the woods

These woods are the perfect place for a easy walk in the wood. The main trails are roads from past... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2018
Mark B
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Hingham, Massachusetts
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Great Walking Location

My Mom walks here many times a week with my dog. I've been here in the summer, fall, winter, and... read more

Reviewed January 8, 2018
emmaranocha
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Berkeley, California
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Mar 4, 2018
“A great place for a quiet walk in the woods”
Jan 8, 2018
“Great Walking Location”
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Step back in time to woodlands dotted with glacial erratics and vernal pools featuring bridges over streams, carefully sited benches, a hermit's shelter, and secluded holly grove.
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Route 3A, Hingham, MA 02043
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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

These woods are the perfect place for a easy walk in the wood. The main trails are roads from past centuries, the geological formations that adorn their side are leftovers from the glaciers that preceded our history. It’s an easy walk but can get muddy...More

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Reviewed January 8, 2018

My Mom walks here many times a week with my dog. I've been here in the summer, fall, winter, and spring, and it is always beautiful! Many different trails, so if you are looking for a short walk or long walk this place has it....More

Thank emmaranocha
Reviewed October 11, 2017

I love Whitney and Thayer Woods. My dog and I walk or run there 3-4 times a week. It is quiet, beautiful and safe. Some days I don't run into another human being; other days (weekends) I get to see couples walking, joggers, dogs and...More

1  Thank Jacqueline R
Reviewed May 10, 2017

Add this one on when visiting Weir River Farm for 10 more miles of trails. I enjoyed a nice relaxing run this time but have also brought my mountain bike for a ride, great mix of hilly terrain and flat bike path (unpaved).

Thank dave d
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Trails for bikes, trails for walkers, runners, dogs to meet...many entrances and easily accessible. Fingers crossed dogs will still be allowed off their leash going forward as this is a paradise for families with pets...everyone gets to run free and meet new friends!

Thank Sherrie L
Reviewed January 9, 2017

I hike all over New England and this is a great spot for an easy and lovely hike that you can get to from Boston without a car. The Greenbush Commuter rail line station is across the street from the trail head of Wompatuck State...More

1  Thank Mary O
Reviewed February 8, 2016

I frequently pass through these woods as part of a connected set of biking trails adjacent to Wompatuck. The Thayer woods trails are wider and better groomed so they are far more accessible than some of the Wompatuck single track.

Thank Edp25
Reviewed August 4, 2015

These reservations are clean and the trails are well marked. Maps are always available. This is a favorite with dog walkers and joggers. No matter the season these woods offer a quiet natural environment that is easy to travel whether young or old. you can...More

Thank Bill T
Reviewed September 2, 2014

On the South Shore of Boston, these woods stand out among many great hiking paths. Your dog'll love it!

Thank Roy H
Reviewed April 19, 2014

We were hiking there today, there is a map area in the parking lot. we were in the lot across from Papa Ginos. All of the trails are clearly marked, this is a nice easy hike for beginners, there are a lot of bridle paths,...More

Thank Lizstang
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