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Bellamy River Wildlife Sanctuary

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Address: Bayview Road, Dover, NH

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My review begins with a big caveat. Since trapping and hunting are allowed here, this is NOT a safe place for hikers to be during the various hunting seasons which run from late... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2013
Dover, New Hampshire
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

a serene spot but not particularly gorgeous and not much to see. I didn't spot any wildlife. Overrated.

Thank Tl D
Dover, New Hampshire
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

Please keep dogs on lease, it is a wildlife sanctuary after all. The walk will take you along the banks of the Bellamy River, through a forested area and through many different wildlife habitats. Enjoy but please if you carry in,carry out

Thank ASailers
Somersworth, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 September 2014

The Cove trail is a great hike for any level of hiker. No hills totally flat....a few wet areas,to be expected...lots of photo ops...watch for ticks,bring bug spray. Some trail areas have high grass and weeds. I tried to find the Clement's point trail but its not marked at all....grass is chest high,can't say I didnt try. If you know... More 

1 Thank conley2014
Dover, New Hampshire
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Reviewed 29 September 2014

I have been here on my own. Learned a lot more with a state employee from the Parks & Recreation Department. Very informative and the weather cooperated.

1 Thank Patty M
Dover, New Hampshire
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Reviewed 7 November 2013

My review begins with a big caveat. Since trapping and hunting are allowed here, this is NOT a safe place for hikers to be during the various hunting seasons which run from late April to late May for turkey and then from September 1st to December 31st for other fowl and game. Hunting for small game continues through the end... More 

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