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World's End

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Fantastic water view and easy trails that are wide and flat

Easy access from downtown Hingham. Parking could be an issue on weekends Better to visit during... read more

Reviewed February 14, 2019
Ana T
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Boston, Massachusetts
Nice coastal walk

I visited in Winter right after a rain storm. The person at the booth said some area might be... read more

Reviewed January 27, 2019
everyones-a-critic
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Boston, MA
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Rolling hills and rocky shorelines offer sweeping views of the Boston skyline, while tree-lined carriage paths designed by famed landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted make delightful walking trails.
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Martins Lane, Hingham, MA 02043
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+1 781-740-7233
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First off the park is a really nice park. Always was. Nature, wild animals, nice views of the water and city. And friendly hikers. Things have changed a bit around here though. New parking is great if not better. But the signage isn’t good. Not...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 14, 2019

Easy access from downtown Hingham. Parking could be an issue on weekends Better to visit during week days.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ana T
Reviewed January 27, 2019 via mobile

I visited in Winter right after a rain storm. The person at the booth said some area might be impassable due to flooding but I had no trouble. It is 6 dollars entry unless you are a member. The parking is to the right as...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank everyones-a-critic
Reviewed January 2, 2019

What beautiful views of the city. You also are able to see across to Hull and the Ocean. Wonderful time walking.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Steffie29
Reviewed December 2, 2018

There could not have been a better end point for this journey in eastern Massachusetts. World's End is a public trust park (like Doane's Falls outside of Royalston, MA) including four elegant hills and over 4 miles of of wonderful walking trails all with cinematic...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank found t
Reviewed September 25, 2018

This is one of our favorite places to go, well worth buying a membership with the Trustees. You can see the Olmsted hand in the design, with sweeping curves and strategically planted trees. Take a walk in the woods or along a pebbled beach; enjoy...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ellen M
Reviewed September 24, 2018

We enjoyed peaceful walks in the woods at World's End. The views are spectacular,especially at sunset. We enjoyed watching the deer. It's the perfect place to relax.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank outgardening
Reviewed August 27, 2018

I love to walk, jog, hike, snow shoe, x-country ski, alone or with friends and family. I often find a quiet place to sit and enjoy solitude and the natural beauty of an undeveloped but well maintained Reservation.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jocelyn T
Reviewed August 20, 2018

A mere 20 miles south of busy Boston, jutting into Hingham Bay, you will find a peninsula--two small joined islands, really--that make up World's End. Although the Guilded Age plan was to develop this site as a subdivision designed by landscape architect Frederick Law Olmstead,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank JohnWCabral
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Had a lovely early summer day to myself, and decided to visit this Trustees of the Reservations property. I arrived early morning and was walking on trails with no one else in view. There are open field's and tree lined paths. The water views are...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Tricia J
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olivejean
April 9, 2018|
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Response from Zahira A | Reviewed this property |
Fee is $5 if you don't have membership. The dogs are allowed.
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srr1230
August 4, 2017|
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Response from 319stewartt | Reviewed this property |
There are staff at the entrance. Unless you are a member, you will be charged an entry fee. If the lots are close to being full, they will direct you on where to park. You may have to wait for parking if the lots are at... More
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GreentreeMA
July 17, 2017|
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Response from Carol W | Reviewed this property |
There are hills and the roads are gravel so not good for a regular wheelchairs '
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