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Beautiful Spot

Walking paths, rocky beaches, picnic areas, playground, numerous benches to sit and ponder the... read more

Reviewed May 17, 2017
Elizabeth N
North Stonington, Connecticut
Kid's Play Area

I used to go there many years ago when my kids were young. It is a nice park with rolling hills... read more

Reviewed March 31, 2017
Alex W
Beverly, Massachusetts
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  • Average8%
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  • Terrible8%
6 Aug 2017
“Must be a resident of Salem”
17 May 2017
“Beautiful Spot”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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32 Clifton Ave, Salem, MA 01970-5472
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Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

Maybe should indicate somewhere that it's for local people only? We were very disappointed to be turned away.

3  Thank Lori P
Reviewed May 17, 2017

Walking paths, rocky beaches, picnic areas, playground, numerous benches to sit and ponder the beauty around you. Great place to spend some quiet time.

Thank Elizabeth N
Reviewed March 31, 2017

I used to go there many years ago when my kids were young. It is a nice park with rolling hills and outcroppings for kids to run and hide. They also had a concrete slide that worked really well if you had a piece of...More

Thank Alex W
Reviewed February 2, 2017

Its a really nice park for summer activities! picnic, riding bikes, walking around with your dog.... but no for winter , tooo cold :)

Thank Stefanie G
Reviewed October 30, 2016

stopped by on our witch hunt trip. had a great time. the witch tours at this location are only open from May to Sept so we missed it but you can see the old building from the side. maybe next stop.

1  Thank foundmytreasure
Reviewed September 12, 2016

Forest River is really a park, though there is a small beach. Quite small. The park is larger, large enough so there are different little areas and you can stake out your own space to sunbathe. I've done topless but you need to be discreet....More

3  Thank Louetta
Reviewed August 28, 2016

They have something they call a beach but was not impressed and would not go there to go swimming. scary at low tide

Thank dmc42467
Reviewed August 22, 2016

This place is so good for a day trip to relax by the water and picnic. Ball field, fishing and lots of room for kids to play games.

Thank Bob K
Reviewed April 25, 2016

I was lucky enough to grow up in Salem and have this wonderful park on my doorstep. Fifty years later I still enjoy a stroll around the paved walkway watching the boats in Salem harbor, swimmers in the huge pool, or 2 optional beaches, or...More

Thank Sandal1
Reviewed February 15, 2016

I stay near by when I am in town so I go there at least once a year. I grew up in Salem and I had never been able to get into Pioneer Village that is inside the park. It was open for the first...More

Thank MrsBeasly22
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Gale G
July 17, 2017|
Response from Alex W | Reviewed this property |
You can just walk in. The problem is parking. It costs $70 for a season pass. Parking in the street near the park is mostly for residents.