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Coolidge Reservation

#2 of 7 things to do in Manchester-by-the-Sea Features Animals
Summer Street (Route 127), Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA 01944
+1 978-526-8687
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A great little walk or pick nick spot

This is a great place to to take a date on a pick nick or a family on a short walk with a great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts
Gorgeous Point at the end

Beautiful short walk out to a point en plein air...stones of the mansion still there so you can... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2017
Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts
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Summer Street (Route 127), Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA 01944
+1 978-526-8687

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to to take a date on a pick nick or a family on a short walk with a great view and a ton of open lawn space with an amazing view.

Thank MHitschler
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Beautiful short walk out to a point en plein air...stones of the mansion still there so you can imagine how American royalty must have lived

Thank peteplanck100
Reviewed November 2, 2016

Went here for a beautiful hike . Beautiful views going through the woods, along the grass in the field and to the edge of it by the water.

Thank Dibird50
Reviewed September 13, 2016

You can see all the way back to Boston, an island of tall buildings at the horizon, as part of the sweeping vista from the grounds of what was once the summer estate of Thomas Jefferson descendants and now is managed by The Trustees of...More

Thank RockportBirder
Reviewed August 20, 2016

This is one of the nicest spots in Massachusetts in my opinion, and it is relatively uncrowded (hoping it stays that way). You walk through the forest and reach a magnificent, huge lawn that faces the ocean. The setting is idyllic, perfect for a picnic,...More

Thank abitran128
Reviewed July 17, 2016

Nice reservation, short hike to Bungalow hill then some very tame trails to Gray Beach, Clarke Pond, and the Ocean Lawn. Nice views from the ocean lawn and some cool ocean breeze.

1  Thank dave d
Reviewed March 25, 2016

Coolidge Reservation and it's ts 66 acres walking trails, ocean lawn and ocean views showcases breathtaking vistas as you explore rocky outcrops, woodlands, wetlands, a sandy beach. A walk through history providing a living experience of what the Coolidge family's home site was. The ocean...More

2  Thank 232johno
Reviewed October 21, 2015

A group of friends had an excellent ocean front hiking in Manchester-by-the-sea walking in the beach.

1  Thank Kathy583
Reviewed August 27, 2015

This area is remarkable for its absolute beauty. A gift of the Coolidge family, it has a lovely gentle walk to the beach as well as a grand green expanse overlooking a breathtaking scene. My family were once caretakers, and I explored every nook and...More

5  Thank Bethann S
Reviewed April 29, 2015

Coolidge Reservation is a great spot to take in a diverse assortment of scenery. There is a small hill to climb with ocean views, a brackish marshland area with wildlife, a beach to walk on and a grassy park setting to have a picnic. Water...More

4  Thank Jake_MA_11
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Since the parking is limited, does anyone have suggestions on where to park?
February 26, 2017|
Response from RockportBirder | Reviewed this property |
There is room for ten cars, so if you don't come at the most popular times you should find a space. Otherwise, there is parking is about a half mile away in Magnolia.