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Great Hiking Spot - but too many unleashed dogs

I try to hike in these woods as much as possible, as there are many varied trails, some wide some... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2017
Boston, Massachusetts
Walk in the woods

I great place for a manageable walk either on your own or with a dog. There are a number of trails... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2017
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Follow a network of trail across a grand preserve that features woodlands and ponds, a former mill site, and Noanet Peak, which offers views of the Boston skyline.
Dedham Street, Dover, MA 02030
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Reviewed July 18, 2018

First time we walked the trails we actually got a little turned around (I blamed it on my husband - lol!) The trails are very spacious and nice - love the ponds and water fall - our dog loves it and loves seeing other dogs...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 31, 2018

Beautiful woodland trails and ponds. Perfect place to exercise with your dog. The rules are no more than two dogs, under your control and of course pick up. Horses use these trails too and their riders are not expected to pick up after their horses...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed November 10, 2017

Great hiking for all abilities and plenty of history. Lots of trails, ponds, birding and wildflowers.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 13, 2017

I try to hike in these woods as much as possible, as there are many varied trails, some wide some narrow, with plenty of hills or level spots, whatever your preference. I've been hiking here for years, and there are still trails I haven't had...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank BostonVeteran
Reviewed July 10, 2017

I great place for a manageable walk either on your own or with a dog. There are a number of trails to chose from. The mill pond near the old Iron works is a great spot to aim for as a stopping point. From the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Neil-Hkong
Reviewed June 24, 2017

The trails here are nicely marked and easy to navigate. This is a great place to "get away from it all" for those that live in the Boston suburbs and want to feel that they're farther away from everything. However, when you reach the peak,...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank mwt137
Reviewed June 9, 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful set of trails trail that welcome walkers, runners, cyclist and unleashed dogs. There are multiple trails (not well marked) with many stopping points including bridges, ponds, etc. it's truly beautiful during all seasons. There are a few ways to enter the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank pickyeater15
Reviewed June 7, 2017

Nice place for a run. Good mix of flat and hill, wide and narrow. Lots of hikers, walkers, and dogs so beware. I had the summit to myself and took in the interesting view of the Boston skyline. The mill ruins were also worth a...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank dave d
Reviewed April 27, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful trails ! very well marked completed the blue and red trails - enjoy loops. If you're concerned of dogs unleashed be prepared there are many. They Didn't bother us but may concern others. Three Beautiful ponds. Found the most parking from the Dedham Street...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank 514christinee
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Picked this site as a good meeting place for a hike/ nature walk with members of the group coming from both Providence, RI and Boston, MA. It was easily accessible from both locations, and yet once you arrived, felt a million miles from the highway....More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Response from TheTrustees | Property representative |
Hi there, yes, you can indeed go horse-back riding there. It's free to ride, but we're always very grateful for any on-site donations! If you'd like more information your best bet is to visit our website, click on places to... More