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Great Brook Farm State Park

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A mix of things to do

This is a place that works for everyone. If you want to primarily visit the farm animals- that is... read more

Reviewed July 14, 2018
Kimberly M
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Sudbury, Massachusetts
Wonderful network of hiking trails.

Whether young or old, fit or sedentary, you NEED to experience the beautiful nature trails. Stroll... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2018
Kenneth H
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984 Lowell St, Carlisle, MA 01741-1311
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I came back from a short mile walk, I was covered in ticks! It took me 1/2 hour to remove them all. Unfortunately, I missed one. 3 days later while taking a shower, I discovered it. I was all red and swollen where I...More

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Reviewed July 14, 2018

This is a place that works for everyone. If you want to primarily visit the farm animals- that is easy to do- there are the standard goats, sheep and cows. Do plan on visiting when they are running a tour of the automated milking program-...More

1  Thank Kimberly M
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Whether young or old, fit or sedentary, you NEED to experience the beautiful nature trails. Stroll leisurely, or get your workout away from crowds. 900 acres. I frequently saw 0-2 others on the trails I used to walk my dogs, for 1-2 hours per day.

Thank Kenneth H
Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

We can't wait to go back. There are many trails to walk, bike, or horseback riding and we only walked a few. The petting farm was fun. The goats are so cute and friendly and will eat right out of your hands. They have a...More

1  Thank mjbslb
Reviewed October 18, 2017

My husband and I have been here several times, and we always enjoy it. Since we are over 62, we paid a one-time fee ($10.00) for a parking pass, which is a nice perk! The walking trails go through wooded areas as well as by...More

Thank Trude W
Reviewed September 18, 2017

The trails at Great Brook are great. Nice variety: glacial features, bedrock outcrops, ponds, streams. The cow barn is interesting, especially high-tech milking machine. The rotating scratching brush is a nice touch. But (and this is why this place loses two stars), the cows have...More

1  Thank Donald G
Reviewed September 17, 2017

This is a beautiful place for a walk from spring thru fall but I especially like it in the fall when the leaves have started to turn. There are wide, smooth, not much elevation heart-healthy paths in the shade to wide smooth paths in the...More

Thank clf27
Reviewed August 14, 2017

Went here for a farm tour and to hike their trails. What a beautiful place. $3 for a daily park pass . But if you are 62 years old or older you can get a Senior Pass for life for $10 which will let you...More

Thank Dibird50
Reviewed August 9, 2017

I go here almost every night (that I'm not traveling on business!) - it's an amazing place to walk and unwind. With dogs, with horses, with bikes... Or just on foot, this is a great place to be!

Thank John C
Reviewed August 9, 2017

This place is worth the $2 parking........lots of easy trails for kids of all ages to walk or bike, farm animals to feed, and great ice cream. We try to go at least every other week in good weather.

Thank Narci W
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