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Great park for a run and swim

Ashland State Park is not the biggest park, but it has lots of great trails and places to jump in... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Hopkinton, Massachusetts
Beautiful, busy park

I have been to the park a few times since I moved to Ashland and there is no doubt that the park... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Saskia R
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5 days ago
“Great park for a run and swim”
4 weeks ago
“Beautiful, busy park”
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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162 W Union St, Ashland, MA 01721-1435
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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

Thank dunethevizsla
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Thank Saskia R
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

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

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.

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

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

Thank lewismurphy
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

Great for the family or a nice hike with the one you love. There is also a beach and picnic area nearby. We like to take our canoe on the lake. So peaceful!

Thank Ern3kel
Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

Went for a family birthday party. Very well kept park and nice amenities for kids and adults. Will go again if given chance

Thank Dacw6
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Excellent walking area with beautiful views on the lake. Trails go around the lake and throughout the park. Clean and well kept

Thank smokeymoresi
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