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Address: School Street, Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA
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Ascend a small hill to where a massive granite monolith juts into the sky,...

Ascend a small hill to where a massive granite monolith juts into the sky, then pass a swamp where another huge boulder has sat as silent witness for millennia.

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Very short hike to two large erratics

Worth the little time it takes to visit one or both of the large boulders. Only a mile to do the full loop. Very buggy in July!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 July 2016
dave d
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Bradford, Massachusetts
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Dublin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Beautiful easy hike for those who are ready to get out of their car or away from being a tourist in Boston. Interesting sign post at entrance to path. We just happened upon this and enjoyed the walk.

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Bradford, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Worth the little time it takes to visit one or both of the large boulders. Only a mile to do the full loop. Very buggy in July!

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Marlborough, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

It's pretty short one, and really don't treat it as location to visit on purpose. If you are in area, near by Singing beach, just visit this if interested to get into woods, with your dog so. not much great place to visit for.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2015

Nice trail through a marsh, not much to see doesn't make it a must stop. But great for your everyday nature lover.

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Beverly, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2015

Agassiz Rock(s) are rocks left in the woods after the last glacier melted. The walk was quite nice and peaceful, despite being close to the highway. Walking up the trail, you will pass several vernal ponds that were quite beautiful. There were various animals around the pools as well. The loop section of the trail takes you to Big Agassiz... More 

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Carmel, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2015

Agassazi Rock is yet another excellent Trustees property. The entire walk over easy to not quite moderate terrain is scenic and we were the only ones on the trail for nearly 2 hours. Our 3-year old granddaughter was able to navigate the entire route even though the trail was muddy in spots due recent rain and snow melt. There is... More 

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