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Beautiful place to sit and let the world go by.

Lovely public garden along the Squamscott River in Exeter, NH. Very historic town. Abraham Lincoln... read more

Reviewed December 12, 2018
Kathy T
Exeter, New Hampshire
Farmer’s market on the Parkway

Thursday afternoons on the Parkway in Exeter in a great time to visit the Farmer’s Market and buy... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2018
Exeter, New Hampshire
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Reviewed December 12, 2018

Lovely public garden along the Squamscott River in Exeter, NH. Very historic town. Abraham Lincoln spoke in our Town Hall and the. Exeter Academy is a prestigeous prep school in town.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kathy T
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Thursday afternoons on the Parkway in Exeter in a great time to visit the Farmer’s Market and buy some delicious, fresh, local produce, meat, eggs, flowers and baked goods. There is such a varied array, that you’re sure to find something that you’ll enjoy. One...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank michellegagnenh
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Great place to walk off of downtown Exeter. Right along the river. Walking distance to some nice restaurants and pubs. Parking can be tough.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Lew B
Reviewed June 18, 2018

A beautiful, well groomed, green walkway along the Squamscout River. Not crowded, All manner of wildlife. A terrific place for a leisurely walk. Accessable right from downtown Exeter.

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Kurt S
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Enjoy a shady stop by the river, right downtown. The view upstream towards the Exeter River and the old mill buildings is excellent.

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank FredNH92051
Reviewed December 21, 2017

It can be bitter cold as the wind can blow off the river. While the Parkway is held in a private trust, dogs are not allowed. If a black pick-up approaches you, with "Exeter Animal Control" on it, just tells Jones to pound salt. He...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Rick F
Reviewed November 11, 2017

This is a great spot for a quiet lunch or picnic. A farmer's market is held every Thursday afternoon during the summer months along with a revolutionary war festival in July and outdoor movies and concerts all through the summer. Swasey Parkway also provides a...More

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank campingQueen43
Reviewed November 9, 2017

Charming park with an incredible potential. Unfortunately fencing along the river ruins the connection with nature. There should also be an area for dogs. The town lacks a dog park and there is no reason why this park should not have a desingated area.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Agostinho77
Reviewed July 23, 2017

The Swasey Parkway is a nice walk (? 1 mile or so) along the Exeter River. It is located right in the middle of Exeter, NH. The parkway is lined with trees & there are several benches, so you can rest in the shade on...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Thomas S
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

Kayaked the Exeter river, putting in at Swasey parkway. Great park to walk or run through for the beautiful views of Exeter

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Stanford C
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