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A Beautiful Spot for Relaxing, Meditating or Taking Wedding Photos

A beautiful small waterfall over a dam that was formerly used to power a mill. The millstones are... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
everettharman
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Natick, Massachusetts
Serene

Peaceful place to sit on a bench and watch the ducks. It is on the winding Charles River. It was... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2018
niteowljune
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Huntersville, North Carolina
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

A beautiful small waterfall over a dam that was formerly used to power a mill. The millstones are still there. Lots of waterfowl frequent the area. The quaint and pretty Bacon Free Library is on one side of the dam and a small wooded park...More

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Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Peaceful place to sit on a bench and watch the ducks. It is on the winding Charles River. It was pretty in the late Spring with flowering bulbs and trees.

Thank niteowljune
Reviewed October 19, 2017

In every season the Falls at South Natick fascinate the visitors to the banks of the Charles, as they come to observe the life of the River. Each season brings its charms. The stillness of the water just above the dam reflects the trees, whether...More

Thank 537georgiag
Reviewed October 2, 2017

This is a classic New England scene, with the Charles River, waterfall over the dam, and a stone arched bridge.

Thank Michael D
Reviewed September 25, 2017

This is a small city park with an attractive lake and trees nearby. The rush of a man-made waterfall helps block out the traffic noise, but there's no sense of escaping into the wilderness. The plants have grown wild and it doesn't look like it...More

1  Thank dwvs
Reviewed May 14, 2017

With the Charles River passing right behind the Bacon Free Library in historic South Natick, it's a win-win for lovely views and ambiance in this little town park. Pick up a coffee at the cafe across the street, and sit on one of the library's...More

1  Thank Callisto S
Reviewed May 3, 2017

this area is near a fairly busy area but in a matter of a few minutes you ll forget about the traffic ... great place for a lunch break ( i work down the street from here ) or a picnic

Thank canyonratphoto
Reviewed April 12, 2017

Decided to go to this site we found on TripAdvisor and as we sat on a bench listening to the water running over the dam found it to be very relaxing and a great way to just chill out. Others were there reading, fishing and...More

1  Thank bevronjackowitz
Reviewed October 20, 2016

A great location, easy parking, the Dam and also the incredible library.Benches for sitting and relaxing while the river roars over the dam!!!

Thank tamingofthestew
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