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Deer Island HarborWalk

Deer Island, Winthrop, MA
+1 617-788-1170
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Beautiful scenic 2.6 mile loop around. Good hills for hiking or running, lots of places to astop... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
cindra1005
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Boston
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Free, healthy, great views.

Free parking. At the tip of Winthrop. Circles the Deer Island wastewater treatment plant there... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2018
grommit
,
Grafton, Massachusetts
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“treatment plant” (12 reviews)
“waste water” (6 reviews)
“boston skyline” (11 reviews)
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Deer Island, Winthrop, MA
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"nice walk"
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Beautiful scenic 2.6 mile loop around. Good hills for hiking or running, lots of places to astop and take pictures

Thank cindra1005
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

Free parking. At the tip of Winthrop. Circles the Deer Island wastewater treatment plant there are absolutely no aromas. But there are terrific views of the airport, Boston skyline, harbor islands, and up to the North Shore. Plus there are informational plaques about the history...More

Thank grommit
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

One of my favorite past times is to walk the Deer Island circuit. I prefer starting on the ocean side and walking to the bay side. I put on my headset and sunglasses and head out. I always stop at the tip and look out...More

Thank Diane P
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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Absolutely gorgeous views of Boston and the harbor islands. As a local this is a beautiful place to go and enjoy the outside as well as a piece of history with egg treatment facility. A must visit if you are in the area.

Thank Angel_Travel_Bug
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

A beautiful and great walk! Scenic, paved, beaches, wildlife. The bus picks up at Inn at Crystal Cove and drops at Deer Island, or the walk to Deer Island would add a little more mileage (steps) to your daily count.

Thank Mark T
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We walked around the deer island waste water treatment plant. A less than 4 miles biking/jogging trail encircles the island. We have best views from here to look around highrocket buildings in Boston and several harbor islands. There are several 150 feet tall egg like...More

Thank Raimund C
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

Great 2 and a half mile walk as far from the city as you can get and still be in the city (make no mistake: Deer Island is Boston, although the parking area is Winthrop). Almost always you'll feel a nice breeze cooling you down...More

Thank Northern_Traveler00
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Reviewed 19 June 2017

It was a beautiful ride, very close to the wind turbines.Even though it was along the waste treatment plant, there were no offensive odors.

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Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Walk or just sit in one of their benches. Nice views and nice walk.you can walk on the beach or the trail up a hill.

Thank Maria S
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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Is beautiful and relax view, you can walk around 3 miles per round, many friendly people from the neighborhood. You can bike also.

Thank Oscar B
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