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A nice afternoon

Could easily spend a half day walking through the forest here. There is a mix of paved paths and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
nvaillan
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Breakheart Reservation

This is a great out of the way to hike different trials. There is even a nice pond on the way to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
kappy26
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed July 11, 2018

The DCR keeps this place clean and clear. Trails are well marked and seem to eventually end up on the paved road. I enjoy the beauty of nature, the activities they offer each season, (fun run, maple syruping, etc). Parking is free. There is a...More

2  Thank Sss709
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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Every year someone gets hurt here. You can't have fun any more. It is great for walking your dogs but stay out of the water

1  Thank Lisa F
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All reviews paved road great place to walk smaller trails city noise swimming hole nice pond off route cross country skiing enjoy the beauty high school all ages hiking options visitor center silver lake wakefield woods paths
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Could easily spend a half day walking through the forest here. There is a mix of paved paths and rocky trails through the woods. The ponds are beautiful - especially in October - hard to believe this peaceful and quiet place is only 10 miles...More

Thank nvaillan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great out of the way to hike different trials. There is even a nice pond on the way to swim at in summer. Do go if in Saugus

Thank kappy26
Reviewed September 24, 2018

dont just stay on the road of Breakheart. There are many miles of trails that offer great views and a little more than staying on the pavement. Maps at the main entrance.

Thank Red S
Reviewed September 20, 2018

I really enjoy visiting Breakheart with my dog. There are tons of trails, some more advanced than others. The main area has a paved walkway where you'll see families and lots of people walking dogs. There is a leash policy which people appear to stick...More

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Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Breakheart reservation is a beautiful place to take a walk on a nice day.there's a really nice pond you can swim in but you must walk a mile or two to get to it but it's well worth the walk.

Thank ladynred38
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

After a large lunch at Sho Yu, we felt we needed to walk off some of the calories, so we walked into this preserve. Even though it was a hot day, the huge pine trees sheltered us from the sun we walked about 20 minutes...More

Thank jer b
Reviewed August 21, 2018

Been coming here since I was a kid. Great place to swim, picnic or walk your dogs. Well worth a visit.

Thank Woodstock63
Reviewed August 10, 2018

We visited this place during our visit to the national park ironworks site nearby. It was a breezy stroll in a summer afternoon. We stopped by at the visitor center first. The staffs were very helpful, giving us a map and suggestions on route. This...More

Thank Ming O
Reviewed July 11, 2018

The DCR keeps this place clean and clear. Trails are well marked and seem to eventually end up on the paved road. I enjoy the beauty of nature, the activities they offer each season, (fun run, maple syruping, etc). Parking is free. There is a...More

2  Thank Sss709
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Every year someone gets hurt here. You can't have fun any more. It is great for walking your dogs but stay out of the water

1  Thank Lisa F
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In Summer during the day.....after memorial day.
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