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Stavros Reservation

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Island Road, Essex, MA 01929
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Easy walk and a nice view

A short easy walk to a nice view. Could be good for birds, but we went in the middle of the day... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
Yellodog117
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Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts
A Short Walk for a Great View

This Trustees of Reservations property has a loop trail up a hill to the remnants of a stone tower... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2016
RockportBirder
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Rockport, Massachusetts
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Enjoy an easy ascent to a coastal hilltop that rewards you with panoramic views of Crane Beach and the Essex River estuary
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22 Aug 2016
“Easy walk and a nice view”
20 Apr 2016
“A Short Walk for a Great View”
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Island Road, Essex, MA 01929
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

A short easy walk to a nice view. Could be good for birds, but we went in the middle of the day. Great overlook of the saltmarshes.

Thank Yellodog117
Reviewed 20 April 2016

This Trustees of Reservations property has a loop trail up a hill to the remnants of a stone tower and a wonderful vista across the salt marshes toward Crane Beach and Ipswich Bay. You can park along Island Road, just off Route 133, and take...More

Thank RockportBirder
Reviewed 15 July 2015

Just off of rt 133 on island road. Parking for 5 to 6 cars along road. No Parking Lot. Simple 6 minute hike up dirt road to view North East across estuary to ocean in distance. Grassy area for a picnic. Not other hiking or...More

Thank Jake_MA_11
Reviewed 7 July 2015

5-10 minute trail walk up a steep hill to a wonderful panoramic view of Ipswich Bay. Right off Rte. 133 in Essex and worth stretching your legs if you are traveling by. There is parking for a few cars at the bottom. Our elementary school...More

Thank mainelover76
Reviewed 5 February 2014

​The pay-off for the somewhat steep but very short climb up Whites Hill at the Stavros Reservation in Essex is a long, sweeping view of Crane Beach, Castle Hill, and the coastline beyond. It takes us about five minutes to go up the wide, well-maintained...More

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