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Address: S. Sandwich Road, Mashpee, MA 02649
Phone Number: 508-679-2115

Wander along carriage roads and foot trails as you pass through groves of...

Wander along carriage roads and foot trails as you pass through groves of American holly that embellish this unique peninsula.

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Lowell holly idyll

Leash free dog walking in God's natural cathedral. Truly heaven on earth. Bonus: no fees to park. Lake swimming for doggie and you.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Leash free dog walking in God's natural cathedral. Truly heaven on earth. Bonus: no fees to park. Lake swimming for doggie and you.

Thank Tuggee1234
Mashpee, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lowell Holly offers acres and acres of walking paths through the woods, as well as access to a beautiful pond mid-way. It is a great place to bring your dogs, friends, and/or family members. If you love nature and wish to sample some of the unspoiled parts of Cape Cod, this is a must.

Thank Irene C
Mashpee, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Most people don't think of lakes on Cape Cod, but there are many. Known locally as kettle holes left by the glaciers. Lowell Holly is a great hike into a peninsula in the middle on a large kettle hole. The "holly" is in the middle of the lake that separates Mashpee Lake on the south and Wakeby Pond in Sandwich... More 

Thank John M
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

If you can find room in the small parking area off South Sandwich Road, you may enjoy a ramble down to the edge of Mashpee-Wakeby Pond. There is enough up-and-down, especially at the Shoreline, to wake up all those tired muscles and see some beautiful scenery across the pond. This used to be considered the largest pond on the Cape... More 

1 Thank Matthew C
Billerica, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Had a wonderful walk at the Lowell Holly Reservation. My husband & I decided we wanted to spend the day visiting places in Mashpee, so we decided to take a walk here. It was a hot day, so we drove down a long dirt road to the parking lot next to the pond. It is a small parking lot and... More 

2 Thank travel5bugEuro
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

Went hiking and really enjoyed how peaceful and beautiful the trail was especially around the pond. Was particularly surprised by the size and number of holly trees. Very enjoyable and only moderately challenging.

Thank decasmash
Mashpee, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

A nice and peaceful place to explore, just make sure you check yourself for ticks. I have picked upticks as late and November.

Thank Carol M
Lexington, MA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

This is a nice place BUT, we were "greeted" by a caretaker who was on the beach with 3 or 4 white samoyed dogs who told us that the place was not open yet, but that he thought that it was OK for us to walk about. Dogs were great!, guy was not -- especially since the official opening date... More 

1 Thank HarryForsdick
Andover, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Came a little early in the season, so the trees weren't filled in yet. Nevertheless, it was a nice, mildly challenging 1.5 mile walk. Halfway through, I made it to a beautiful body of water and I lingered a little bit to enjoy the view and the breeze. There is more trail than I made use of today, but it... More 

Thank kimbellinoberries
Mashpee, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is a great place to go for a short hike, get some fresh air, & maybe go for a quick dip! There are two different parking lots, and in the summertime they fill up quickly, so I'd strongly suggest going really early in the morning, or come in the off-season.

Thank capecodlobstahlovah

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