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Norris Reservation

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Great walking by the river and pondering life's meaning on the shelter by the river. Enormous... read more

Reviewed February 6, 2019
Paula F
Great for quick walk in woods with doggies

I love taking our dog for a walk adobe the park. There are several trails that can be turned into... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2018
MariCreaBell
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Norwell, Massachusetts
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Hike past a former mill pond, cross a wetlands boardwalk, and explore a forest of pine and oak on your way to a boathouse on the banks of the tidal North River.
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10 Dover St, Norwell, MA 02061-2299
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Reviewed February 6, 2019

Great walking by the river and pondering life's meaning on the shelter by the river. Enormous grinding stones remind me of generations gone by. A good outdoors place year round.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paula F
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

I love taking our dog for a walk adobe the park. There are several trails that can be turned into loops so it's not always the same view each time. Overall, it's on the flatter side so I wouldn't consider it a "hike" per se....More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank MariCreaBell
Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

Right next to the post office, there is a small parking lot. Well trafficked all times and weather during the year. There is a main loop with a few route cutting through the middle. Views of the North River. Easy path but beware of the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Norris is a great trail and the views are beautiful of the North river. A wonderful place to visit with friends, snowshoe,Walk dogs & bring kids! All of the above. Well marked trails... parking easy and when owners clean up after dogs it’s pristine.

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank 907sh
Reviewed January 21, 2018

Norris Reservation is a place where you can enjoy the beauty of nature on walking trails that lead to the North River.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed December 11, 2017

Nice woodland area with short circular walks along the North River. Fishing I believe is also available. Is quite flat and not too strenuous.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank J0Gil
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Great trail with beautiful views, clean air and plenty of wildlife. If you're in town you must stop by!

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 7, 2017

Delightful walk in Norwell,part of the trail meandres along the scenic,historical North River. Great for kids and dogs(on lead)dogs that is'

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 8, 2017

This wonderful property is maintained by the Trustees of Reservations. There are well maintained woodland trails that pass scenic ponds and the North River. The walking is easy. You will need insect repellent. No sanitary facilities. The dog policy is prominently posted, but many owners...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank jakegreenville
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

Norris never seems to be the same. Between what type of walker you encounter, whether they have a pet along for the ride or whether you stop to see and smell the different sights and smells. Each time is different and unique but none take...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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