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Surprise Potholes

Was visiting the Bridge of Flowers and saw the sign for Glacial Potholes. Walked over and was very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lisag101166
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Bellingham, Massachusetts
Pretty waterfalls

If your out viewing the Bridge of Flowers, this is literally across the street and there is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
46oceangirl
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Massachusetts
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Natural, water-created carvings in the rocks.
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Shelburne Falls, MA
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is just a really neat natural phenomenon. Easy to walk to from the Bridge of Flowers, so be sure to add it to your schedule. Never seen anything like it before.

Thank LivelyLaura
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was visiting the Bridge of Flowers and saw the sign for Glacial Potholes. Walked over and was very pleased that my husband and I did. It was really fascinating to see how the potholes look and see what has formed over the years.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is hard to believe the swirling rock formations and the glacier carved almost perfectly round hollows were all caused by nature and not part of a man-made art installation. This is a nice place to stop in while enjoying the restaurants and shops in...More

Thank Dennis P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If your out viewing the Bridge of Flowers, this is literally across the street and there is parking. Its waterfalls and then the rocks below have holes in them with water and the smoothness from over the years of water cascading down. The color of...More

Thank 46oceangirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited many years ago from NY and I had never heard of the place before! The Bridge of Flowers is esp. beautiful in the spring and summer. But the natural glacial potholes you could stare at for hours! The Mole Hollow Candle shop nearby...More

Thank Barbara D
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

There is a nice viewing platform above the potholes, free to visit. Parking is free all around the little dead end road leading to the potholes. The rocks are very nice colored. The dam above the area seemed a bit cracked and extended by strange...More

Thank viganiko
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

These glacial features are amazing. Perfectly round as though measured by a machine. Nature continues to surprise...

Thank copeswell
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We stopped by the overlook area to snap a few photos. These glacial potholes in Shelburne Falls on the Deerfield River are at the base of Salmon Falls in Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts are always amazing. Salmon used to run up the river here! The small...More

Thank caesarsm0m
Reviewed August 6, 2018

The Glacial Potholes and the Bridge of Flowers and in close proximity to one another. The visit is very pleasant- worth a detour for the half hour or so you'll spend there. Parking is free and available nearby as is the town of Shelburne Falls--...More

Thank Jean-Pierre B
Reviewed August 5, 2018

View was great. Looked like something you would see in the parks in the West. Colors were amazing. When in Shelburne Falls make sure you stop by.

Thank Veronica M
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Amy K
February 9, 2016|
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Response from Elisabeth B | Reviewed this property |
No, you can't walk on them now. It's very sad. It used to be so much fun to sit and play and feel the warmth of the rocks and the coolness of the water in the potholes.
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