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Rock House Reservation

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Route 9, West Brookfield, MA 01506
+1 978-840-4446
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Easy peasy

Easy roadside stop. Free. Easy for family and kids (no strollers). Not a serious hike, but well... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Great for families, again and again

We have lived less than 5 miles from Rock House Reservation for over 35 years. Our children and... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
Pioneer Valley, Massachusetts
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Kids will enjoy exploring the jumble of boulders that forms this "house," beyond which you'll discover a small, serene pond.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Route 9, West Brookfield, MA 01506
+1 978-840-4446
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Easy roadside stop. Free. Easy for family and kids (no strollers). Not a serious hike, but well worth the time. The rocks are amazing. Toilet available near the trail-head. We heard there would be lots of mosquitoes, but before noon that was not the case.

Thank kcemail2001
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We have lived less than 5 miles from Rock House Reservation for over 35 years. Our children and grandchildren are still enjoying it. We have hiked the trails and participated in geo-caching, letter boxing, scouting events, and family outings. don't forget that you are in...More

Thank Adrienne49
Reviewed 17 May 2017

My wife and i go here if we want a nice walk. Thru the woods and climbing on the rocks overlooking the pond.Many interesting facts about this place.

Thank pakasuz2
Reviewed 17 May 2017

a fun hike through the woods. a bit uphill. can be buggy because it is shady so bring repellent. right off the state road.

Thank hiker256
Reviewed 11 April 2017

What a wonderful free place to explore. No matter spring, summer, or fall, hiking here is magical. So much to see and explore and have fun.

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Great trails close to Palmer, Ware, Brookfields, etc....some trails not signed that great but easy enough to finally get back on track if you miss something. Multi levels - not overly strenuous but a few good spots to work up a little heat in the...More

Thank Kate F
Reviewed 1 November 2016

What a beautiful hiking trail area and awesome climbing rocks! The rocks are huge and there are places to climb and explore. There are clearly marked trails and trail maps posted so you won't get lost. You must be able to hike as there are...More

Thank BeachGirl_CoffeeLuv
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Great place to take the kids on a picnic anytime of the year!!!!Winter spring summer and fall, thee is not a bad time to come here.

Thank tina r
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Almost every day my dog Charlotte and I get the pleasure of walking through Rockhouse. This land preserve has many nice trails for the novice and trail runner alike. Main entrance is off Rt 9. Keep your dogs in control but off leash is ok...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Great mix of fire road and single-track trail. I went for a 3 mile run which covered pretty much all of the trails. Very scenic pond and a lot of interesting boulders to check out. I went to the top of the "summit loop" but...More

Thank dave d
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