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#1 of 8 Nature & Parks in Concord
A bit off the beaten path, but a worthwile excursion for budding and established history buffs, or just those of us along for the scenic nature walk.
Stretching from Concord and winding through Lexington, the Minute Man National Park, and the Battle Field Road Trail, are filled with history and beautiful scenery.
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Benson Park Hudson, NH 14.2 km away
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in Hudson
Experiencing the fall colors, the crystal clearness of Swan Lake, the hiking trails and the peacefulness and tranquility when walking; this park is just amazing.
Wonderful trails to walk or bike(varied distances), a paved walk around the park, playground equipment for the kids, picnic tables & many grassy areas for large private parties, Swan Lake & several other ponds in...
#1 of 4 Nature & Parks in Lowell
We spent a full day at this national historic park enjoying historical interpretative presentations, a river interpretative cruise, walking tours, museum exhibits, all explaining the history of Lowell's place in t...
Lowell National Historical Park is a gem - a personal hands-on opportunity to understand local history, culture, geography, industry, and people.
Mine Falls Park Nashua, NH 18.5 km away
#1 of 5 Nature & Parks in Nashua
Amazing bike trails, hiking trails, waterways and places that are perfect to relax and get in touch with nature.
This well-maintained park contains, canals, river, waterfalls and a series of well-marked trails (color-coded).
Horn Pond Woburn, MA
#1 of 2 Nature & Parks in Woburn
Horn Pond is the best place for a relaxing after dinner walk, for an exercise run or walk, to explore nature, hike or your own or with friends, and on and on!
... you through several geographies :-) there is ample free parking on Sturgis St, Arlington st, and Lake St. one can park their car anywhere and walk the 1mile trail and end at the same location...so accessible.
#2 of 8 Nature & Parks in Concord
There are a wide variety of visitors, including families, romantic couples, joggers, swimmers, students, international visitors, nature lovers and more.
If you are up for a good hike, the best way to get the most of your Thoreau experience is to park all day for free beside the Concord Visitors Center, get your maps at the center, walk down Lexington where you can...
Battle Road Trail Concord, MA
#3 of 8 Nature & Parks in Concord
We started our visit at the Center which is well-staffed with knowledgeable Park Rangers and has a 30 minute video with special effects to take you back to 1776.
Highly recommend going to the Minuteman National Park Visitor Center first and watch the film which in turn will give you a better idea and perception of the origins of the road and what happened here.
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The Old Manse Concord, MA
#4 of 8 Nature & Parks in Concord
Adjacent to the Old North Bridge, and a short walk from the Butterick Mansion, headquarters to the Minute Man National Historical Park, America's early history is all around you.
The adjacent land where the battle of Concord took place was donated to the federal government and is now a national park, but the house is independently owned.
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Nashua River Rail Trail Ayer, MA 21.9 km away
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in Ayer
NRBT parking in Ayer at the corner of Park and Groton Streets.
Talk about a wonderful afternoon -- nothing better than to just park, unload the bikes .. then just set off down the trail with the family -- great for all ages as there's no steep hills (although the trail does c...
Greeley Park Nashua, NH 18.1 km away
#2 of 5 Nature & Parks in Nashua
It's a great park to stroll or hike through, have a picnic or cookout, play ball, fly a kite, read, snowshoe in the winter, walk your dog, or just sit.
At the north side of the park there are charcoal grills available with wooden picnic tables available for cookouts and a cannon from World War I that children can sit in and imagine they are firing shells to the M...
#1 of 3 Nature & Parks in Lincoln
This is a well managed park with about 5 different parking lots, so you can stop and look at the sites and walk the Battle Trail.
The exhibits in the park are informative, the views are scenic, and it is another "must see" for the history enthusiast.
#2 of 3 Nature & Parks in Lincoln
Great place to walk and enjoy the nature!
And why not make a whole day out of visiting the area and take in Historic New England's Gropius House and the De Cordova Museum and Sculpture Park.
Ward Reservation Andover, MA 16.1 km away
#1 of 3 Nature & Parks in Andover
With trails ranging from easy to intermediate, it's a great destination for families and folks just looking to get in a nice nature walks.
Great Park, usually quiet with multiple trails, great if you are looking for a nice walk with or without a dog.
The Butterfly Place Westford, MA
#1 of 3 Nature & Parks in Westford
Just GREAT watching the kids in absolute awe of these wonderful little creatures that nature has for us.
Nashua River Rail Trail Pepperell, MA 22.2 km away
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in Pepperell
Great place to spend time....walking, enjoying nature/the river, riding a bike, horseback riding or taking photos.
There are various places to park along the route which makes this good for doing partial sections of the trail.
Bruce Freeman Rail Trail Chelmsford, MA
#1 of 2 Nature & Parks in Chelmsford
Great trail~ you can park at the Lowell end and ride all the way to Carlisle.
Gorgeous walk with shade and plenty of nature to see
Gibbet Hill Barn and Trails Groton, MA 21.7 km away
#1 of 3 Nature & Parks in Groton
#1 of 2 Nature & Parks in Carlisle
The staff were pleasant and our toddler loved looking at all the animals and we all enjoyed the well-maintained nature trails.
This was our first time visiting Great Brook Farm State Park, and I cannot believe we have missed this place over the years, and it is only 30 minutes away from our home!
Boarding House Park Lowell, MA
#2 of 4 Nature & Parks in Lowell
Every time I go, I think of what a great vision it was to create this outdoor park, and the entertainment the get to perform is outstanding, great take, a must see.
Kudos to the National Park Service, local volunteers, and business community sponsors !
#5 of 8 Nature & Parks in Concord
you can easily include Great Meadows and North Bridge into 1 day that would include nature, history and exercise.
quiet, small parking lot, beautiful circular boardwalk and side trails, park benches etc. great birding location, or just to get away and breathe oxygen for an hour.
Cowabunga's Inflatable Playground North Reading, MA 17.6 km away
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in North Reading
Luina Greine Farm Groton, MA 22.2 km away
#2 of 3 Nature & Parks in Groton
Harold Parker State Forest North Andover, MA 19.7 km away
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in North Andover
A girls trip to Harold Parker State Park resulted in fabulous fun!
Harold Parker is a great place to walk in the woods along the paths and look at nature.
Ski Bradford Haverhill, MA 22.6 km away
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in Haverhill
Concord River Concord, MA
#6 of 8 Nature & Parks in Concord
#2 of 3 Nature & Parks in Westford
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Mary Cummings Park Burlington, MA
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in Burlington
Well, I'm glad I've found Mary Cummings Park, it gave me the chance to feel at home again, I enjoyed a peaceful walk for a couple of hours around the various trails and saw the beautiful autumnal colours in the tr...
Trails every week are opening up for walking through to view nature at it's living best with open fields of flowers, Monarch Butterflies, small animals and birds, and ponds with living organisms, undergrowth, bush...
Beaver Brook Reservation Hollis, NH 25.3 km away
#1 of 2 Nature & Parks in Hollis
Beaver Brook is both a great educational center, offering lots of interesting events and learning opportunities, and a great place to walk in nature.
Whether it's for a light cross country jog or to just enjoy some fresh, woodland air, Beaver Brook is my go-to place to get my nature fix.
Wagon Wheel Lexington, MA
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in Lexington
Acton Arboretum Acton, MA
#1 of 2 Nature & Parks in Acton