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Don't Miss Quabbin Reservoir!!

We moved to a wonderful town very close to the Quabbin Reservoir about a year and a half ago and spent time during the first few months just parking and walking and enjoying the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We moved to a wonderful town very close to the Quabbin Reservoir about a year and a half ago and spent time during the first few months just parking and walking and enjoying the views at the Quabbin!! Such a beautiful place, no matter the season, no rain better than rain, pretty much skipped the snowy days, but we have... More 

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Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Reservoir on our way to Wachussett Mountain from Amherst. I learned that it is the largest inland body of water in Massachusetts and was built between 1930 and 1939. Apparently, together with T the Wachusett Reservoir, it is the primary water supply for Boston, some 65 miles (105 km) to the east, as well as 40 other... More 

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Westborough, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We visit this spot often in the summer on the bike. It's a great place to see, walk around and appreciate the great landscape. It really is a huge body of water and on a nice spring day, very relaxing.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

I have been to Quabbin Reservoir many times, since I live in the neighborhood. I always feel so peaceful, and yet at awe of this art and nature. I rode my bike on the east side of the reservoir, and it is a hilly ride. You are rewarded with a new view and new angle of admiring this wonder. There... More 

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Great Barrington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

I gave a lecture in nearby Belchertown. I was told The Quabbin was nearby. I've always wanted to visit this area, since I live in the Berkshires and knew it was known as a pretty area. The drive I did was gorgeous! Definitely worth it, and much more beautiful than I had imagined. Look at the pictures, you'll see what... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We stumbled on this place whilst planning a car journey off the main Freeways and what a find it was! There is an excellent visitor centre with loads of information about the building of the dam and reservoir and very helpful staff. As well as plenty of walks available there is also an 89ft high observation tower with fantastic views... More 

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East Longmeadow, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

If this is your 1st visit, then take Rt 9 to the Windsor Dam, Quabbin tower,& Enfield Lookout. Nice visitor center at the State Police headquarters entrance #1. Second time check out Goodnough Dike or hike down to Swift river. What we've enjoyed lately is taking bikes to different Gates and riding down to the waters edge. For example, park... More 

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West Brookfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

The Quabbin is Massachusetts best kept secret. Nestled on the borders of Western Mass, peace and quiet abound for bikers, runners, naturalists and photographers. I live nearby..12 miles and visit the Quabbin regularly.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

There are so many trails and places to take photos here. You can picnic, hike, walk. We walked up to the Observatory Tower but it was very hazy (humid) so the view wasn't all that it could have been. Still beautiful though! Plan to spend a few hours here, there is a lot to see.

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Lake Wales, Florida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

the Quabbin reservoir is a beautiful place to relax, picnic, hike, geocaches, or bird watch. There is always the likelihood of seeing wild life. The visitors center gives a good look at the way the land and towns wereit before, and how the reservoir was made. Miles of trails and shore line.

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