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World's End

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Aptly named, World's End...

There could not have been a better end point for this journey in eastern Massachusetts. World's End... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Beautiful and varied views wherever you look

This is one of our favorite places to go, well worth buying a membership with the Trustees. You can... read more

Reviewed September 25, 2018
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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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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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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
Thank Tricia J
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

This is one of those places that you have to bring visitors to the area. It is a great little easy hike with great views of Boston and the water! There is a small fee to get in but certainly worth it. You can spend...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Mary K
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Here is a place in my old home town where development never reached. I used to walk the hills and trails of this untouched peninsula as a boy and had to return 60 years later to see if it had been spoiled. It hadn't. This...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank 533lewisn
Reviewed May 1, 2018

We visited on a warm spring day and enjoyed the views and the quiet. The former carriage roads are great for walking and there are numerous route choices. The parking is limited so come early or be prepared to wait a bit. Note that there...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Pamela J
Reviewed April 25, 2018

We needed an activity that was roughly an hour from Boston so I could get my daughter's midday nap in, so we chose to come here. The area is extremely pretty and serene; we came here on a clear day and were able to see...More

Date of experience: April 2018
5  Thank Raymond W
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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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August 4, 2017|
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Response from Stewart T | 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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travelus73
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World's End State Park (1 Replies)
We are considering going to World's End State Park and I have a few questions. 1 - Are there easy to moderate hiking trails? 2 - How nice is the scenery? 3 - What hotels are in the area? 4 - We have been to Ricketts Glen State Park but am wondering if there are other nice attractions within 30 minutes of World's End State Park? Thanks in advance.
June 21, 2009|
Response fromsnwbrdlaur|
we also did Ricketts Glen last year. Were doing Worlds End this 4th of July. i heard great things about this camp ground/state park. I can give you more detail after we get back if you'd like!