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Just a regular park really in the middle of the city. Clean and not a lot of people when I went. I... read more

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Reviewed yesterday

Just a regular park really in the middle of the city. Clean and not a lot of people when I went. I walked my dog and we we there for a about 30 minutes before leaving

Thank erianne87
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quintessential New England common, surrounded by charming, old buildings and the historic Hawthorne Hotel. Beautiful space to sit on a nice fall day, and contemplate events that have taken place here for over 300 years.

Thank SuzyQu15
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful park. There is playground equipment for kids, open ground for playing Frisbee/ football/ect. A word of advice, the park appears to be an overnight gathering spot for the homeless. I stayed next door to the park for 3 days. Early each...More

Thank Michelle F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this park is located across the street from hawthorne hotel, tis a large common area where bands and parties are held, is also great just to walk thru or lay under the trees

Thank Bridget B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is beautiful, well kept and a joy to be in either rain or shine. Visit in October to enjoy the Halloween spirit. Such a large green in the middle of a town - truly wonderful!

Thank segalarnold
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent an hour or so relaxing here while the kids played in the playground. Lots of nice cool trees to sit under and talk with friends. I understand there are occasional happenings on the common but we were not there for any of that.

Thank Randi E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked through the park on a couple of occasions, and although quite lush and green, not really much to see. Didn't see any benches - but several people were just sitting on the grass in the sun. Best thing was the free parking around...More

Thank Sharron G
Reviewed August 31, 2018

Large green open space across from the Salem Witch Museum. There are a few gravel walkways, trees for shade and some benches along the paths. Picnic tables are located near the small children’s playground area. This is a good place to stop, people watch and...More

Thank PhiladelphiaMary
Reviewed August 23, 2018

Love the small town, historical feel of the area. It was rainy earlier in the day but it wasn't too soggy. I was able to fly my drone and capture some great footage of Salem. There was a movie on the lawn that evening as...More

Thank David D
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

This is a very pretty park in Salem and a great spot to rest and enjoy some downtime during your visit.

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