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A nice place for a walk

I've come here a few times with my friend and her dog. We've parked at the Community Center and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Boston, Massachusetts
Nature lover

Very beautiful location to visit on the weekend with the family, specially if you like BBQ and... read more

Reviewed December 12, 2018
Ashland, Massachusetts
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  • Average4%
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“great trails”(2 reviews)
“reservoir”(4 reviews)
“leash”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed yesterday

I've come here a few times with my friend and her dog. We've parked at the Community Center and also on the other side of the park on Spring Street near the boat launch. To do a loop around the reservoir is about 3 miles....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kmtom
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

Very beautiful location to visit on the weekend with the family, specially if you like BBQ and walking in the woods.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 2013aso
Reviewed November 8, 2018

A great Park with easy access with a remote feel! Beautiful Dam and walk for me any my four legged buddy!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Michael R
Reviewed September 21, 2018

Ashland State Park is not the biggest park, but it has lots of great trails and places to jump in the water. There is also a boat launch if you'd like to fish, kayak, stand-up paddle, etc. The best part of all is that dogs...More

Date of experience: September 2018
4  Thank dunethevizsla
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

I have been to the park a few times since I moved to Ashland and there is no doubt that the park and reservoir are nice. You can swim a bit on the beach, you can hike the 3.7 mile loop around the water and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank saskiaromero
Reviewed March 3, 2018

This is a great place to take a walk, swim or a quick canoe ride. You can walk the entire circumference of the reservoir easily in a couple hours although as someone noted it can be rocky. If you just walk down to the dam...More

Date of experience: October 2017
5  Thank Omni99
Reviewed December 21, 2017

Have visited many times during the warmer months. Located on a good size reservoir, the entire area is picturesque and well kept. The beach is clearly defined and suitable for swimming for any age. Picnic areas are adequate however additional tables would certainly be helpful....More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Don P
Reviewed November 9, 2017

When it is open, this is a great place to take your dog for a walk and a quick swim. Safe area right behind the Senior Center. Parking can be tricky but usually not so bad.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank JacksonRandall
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Dog friendly trails around a nice body of water... trails can be rocky in spots but nice casual hiking paths. There's also a beach that's open during the day but due to the amount of dogs I see in the water there wouldn't recommend a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Robbie W
Reviewed July 19, 2017

First time here. 8$ for ma folks. Parking lot is a short 150 yards to beach area. Rocky sand but warm water. Had around 20 picnic tables and grills. Will bring dogs and burgers next time. Bathrooms very clean. Did not hike but it seemed...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank lewismurphy
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