Swasey Parkway

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Swasey Parkway
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Alison S
Springfield, MA840 contributions
Short, flat, easy trail along the Squamscott River. Starts right next to the Exeter Academy boathouse in downtown Exeter. (Good ice cream shop right there too...) Saw an osprey, great blue heron, several types of ducks (with ducklings - late June). Placid and pretty.
Written July 1, 2021
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FredNH92051
Exeter, NH20 contributions
Couples
Enjoy a shady stop by the river, right downtown. The view upstream towards the Exeter River and the old mill buildings is excellent.
Written March 3, 2018
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campingQueen43
Exeter, NH11 contributions
Family
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 great view of historic Exeter NH as well as Phillips Exeter's rowing team practices. This part of the river is an excellent spot for salt water fishing as well as watching the various types of wildlife that rely on the river for food. Great Blue Herons, American Bald eagle and wild ducks to name a few.
Written November 11, 2017
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Joan L
Westmore, VT115 contributions
We were so looking for a walk through Swasey Park. Several people at or near our hotel said it was a must visit. We drove into town, found a place to park....and off we went. We walked along the shops downtown (very cute and very pet friendly)...but we got to the start of the park, and NO DOGS ALLOWED $100 fine to bring our pet. We don't have two legged children, so our dog goes everywhere we go, or we just don't go. We stay in pet friendly hotels, we take out for meals ( we would never leave our dog alone in the hotel). So, while we though Exeter was a pet friendly town, I don't know that we would go back.... very sad.
Written September 17, 2019
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Agostinho77
Exeter, NH21 contributions
Family
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.
Written November 9, 2017
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anadamamanda
Exeter, NH93 contributions
Family
Whether it's for the farmer's market, a festival or just an afternoon by the water, Swasey is always a good bet. No dogs, read the signs because it's a $100 fine. But this is good for the kids because it's nice and clean.
Written March 15, 2016
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Anita L
Exeter, NH258 contributions
Couples
We frequently walk this parkway and never tire of the beauty with wonderful views of Exeter town center, the Mill, and nature. Blue herons, seagulls an eagle may be seen. An excellent interpretive map is at the start of the pathway. No dogs are permitted. Benches are conveniently placed. Wide grassy areas are fine places for children to play. For a feeling of the Exeter community be sure to take this walk.
Written November 5, 2019
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Kurt S
2 contributions
Couples
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.
Written June 18, 2018
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Jason K
San Leandro, CA283 contributions
Couples
Nice place to walk. Sit under a tree and watch the PEA crew practice. Go to the Thursday Farmers Market. Watch the fireworks. But....BUT.......NO DOGS ALLOWED. That stinks,
Written March 15, 2016
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Doreen D
Massachusetts113 contributions
Loved this place. Spent a lovely couple of hours strolling and sitting on a bench enjoying the view of the river and some wild life frolicking in the water. There is a paved walking path that seemed very popular. The day I was there they were having a farmers market that had lots of great treats to offer. Very pleasant spot to enjoy a gorgeous day.
Written September 7, 2019
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