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Deer Island HarborWalk

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Address: Deer Island, Winthrop, MA
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Great place for a run!

I ran down here from my hotel during a recent stay and loved it. The walk is paved and although it has a few hills, it has great views of Winthrop and the coastline as well as the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I ran down here from my hotel during a recent stay and loved it. The walk is paved and although it has a few hills, it has great views of Winthrop and the coastline as well as the city and airport on the other side. There are great interpretive signs on the paths that detail what the area across the... More 

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Winthrop, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Many options: short, long, run, walk, bike or skate, easy, hard. Always fantastic views of Boston, the north shore and the harbor. Wildlife sightings too. Educational postings along the way to learn something new/historical. Friendly people! Dog friendly (on leashes).

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Thank mattandjullielove
Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked the full circle twice in one day. The view is lovely and everyone if friendly. You get a real sense of the area.

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Thank dfiobart
Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,290 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We enjoyed a lovely walk - the Deer Island HarborWalk's trails cover about 3 miles of walking - and then enjoyed a great lunch in the quaint town of Winthrop (lots of eateries from which to choose). It was a tad windy on our walk but we still enjoyed the views and the solitude.

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Mesa
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Thought the walk around castle island in South Boston was great until I walked Deer Island. View is spectacular! No Sully's there but don't let that stop you, there's lots of great restauants in Winthrop!

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Batesville, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Great views of ocean, harbor, and Boston skyline. Enjoyed excellent walking path(s) through the area. Wonderful peaceful place, for a view/walk on a nice weather day! If in Winthrop - this is a must stop-by - an excellent peace-of-mind for whatever time you do have there!

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Thank Richard C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Dog friendly 3 mile loop around the island. Don't let the sewage treatment plan keep you away. The surrounding park is pleasant with great views of Boston and the Harbor Islands.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

We went over to get out of town on a beautiful afternoon. Clear sky made the view of the islands and water lovely and the sunset behind Boston was just great- brilliant yellows, oranges and reds. Great plane watching if you're into that too, as the airport is right there. Easy for all ages to walk or bike, the hill... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 266 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

What a fabulous new park! We natives knew Deer Island as a prison and as a wastewater treatment facility. No more! Now it is a two mile walk with the most spectacular view of Boston Harbor, Winthrop, and the Atlantic north shore anywhere. I was so impressed. Winthrop is the first town on the north shore, past East Boston, and... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Has a nice side walk for walking or running. Beach has a lot of smooth rocks, which were fun to try and skip on the ocean. Not sure I would go there for a day at the beach.

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