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Gertrude M Boyden Wildlife Refuge

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Great walk

A great place for a walk in the woods, stretch your legs, walk the dog or enjoy picnic. Trails are... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
Taunton, Massachusetts
Freckles the Dog

This was a fine place to hike. Spiders and webs - that is what we saw plenty of. No other hikers... read more

Reviewed July 1, 2018
Clearwater, Florida
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1298 Cohannet St, Taunton, MA 02780-7148
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is horrible. I took my family here for a hike soon realized they don't maintain any of the trails. They are in dangerous condition and are likely opening themselves up to a lawsuit with the condition they are in. They seem to keep...More

Thank Danny E
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

The entrance of the refuge looks nice as it has picnic tables that are in good condition and the fragrance garden trail is a nice and easy 0.6 mile hike. Next I completed the trail leading to the Three Mile River Dam. There are no...More

1  Thank James S
Reviewed July 9, 2018

A great place for a walk in the woods, stretch your legs, walk the dog or enjoy picnic. Trails are easy to walk.

Thank stipetic2018
Reviewed July 1, 2018

This was a fine place to hike. Spiders and webs - that is what we saw plenty of. No other hikers. It was a very hot day so we particularly liked all the shade. The memorial to Freckles left us with tears in our eyes.

Thank Bob19512014
Reviewed September 7, 2017

Very nice walking trails along the river. The park is large, clean and a beautiful place to take a walk or jog. The trails are well maintained and the river scenery is beautiful. Saw a number of people out walking their dogs along the trails...More

Thank Heidi S
Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

We stopped in the office to ask about the trails and a map. The folks there were very nice and gave us a map... that they said was old and out dated... but, that the trails were well manicured and easy to follow. Off we...More

1  Thank Lydia A
Reviewed October 17, 2016

I'm sure that at one time, the Boyden Wildlife Refuge was a place with more purpose than it has today. I've been here a handful of times in the past two years, and while it's a godsend for people who want to walk their dogs...More

2  Thank Brendan L
Reviewed August 20, 2016

The place is wonderful and its a very nice place to walk but i felt so sad because the placed shows of neglect. Hope our city Mayor had a plan to restore that beautiful place and preserved it for the future generations to come. Make...More

1  Thank Alice M
Reviewed July 30, 2016

Wonderful place to go to get away. It's great place to take a stroll, around 3.5 miles total if you follow the path to the dam. I recommend.

1  Thank TheLawofone
Reviewed July 25, 2016

I went there to take my dog for a walk.the place deserted and the birds were chirping .this is a wonderful place to get your thoughts together .

Thank John D
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March 2, 2016|
Response from CHRIS L | Reviewed this property |
Yes! When you walk out of the parking lot take a left, walk down the path and on the right there will be a sign that says boat launch, walk down the hill and it is there. very easy to get to, i have used it several times... More