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Great Brook Farm State Park

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Address: 984 Lowell St, Carlisle, MA 01741-1311
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Good network of easy trails

Several miles of fairly easy, well-marked trails. Print a trail map from their website before you go. Pine Loop Trail is a good first trail Nice pond. Great ice cream stand... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
BurtRub
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Carlisle, Massachusetts
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Carlisle, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Several miles of fairly easy, well-marked trails. Print a trail map from their website before you go. Pine Loop Trail is a good first trail Nice pond. Great ice cream stand near the parking area.

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Fredericton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Nice warm day so went for a walk. A little difficult to find as we approached on wrong side I think. Nice hiking trails and lots of families walking and biking. Great little ice cream bar. On Sat. and Sun. there are timed free tours with a ranger. Very very informative. Loved the calves. Note no entry fee but $2... More 

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North Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Easy to find and well marked! A group of us took advanced of the warm winter and took off in an hour long hike! A fantastic way to spend a warm January Saturday. Try it out!

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MA
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Reviewed 14 August 2016

Lots of scenic trails, but not great for exercise walking on a hot and humid day. Very little shade available. A real unspoiled oasis and I hope it always remains that. Ice cream stand that also sells cold drinks, located at a working farm with farm animals to see and enjoy. In the winter it is taken over by cross... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

To stretch the legs, the fur tree lined walking trails at Green Brook were perfect. Short and long trails are on offer in the beautiful woods that are on the farm. Recommend you try the ice cream from the shop.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

We stopped here on the way home to CT from NH, hoping to find a playground for our son to do some running. There wasn't a playground we saw, but there was a large open field where he could stretch his legs as well as acres of hiking trails! We walked towards the ice cream shop and were pleasantly surprised... More 

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Carlisle, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 28 April 2016

I live just down the road from Great Brook and walk in the park often. About 40 minutes from downtown Boston, it is truly an oasis from urban life. There are many trails through the woods and in meadows and an ice cream stand to reward you after your peaceful walk!

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Carlisle, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Great Brook is a lovely park of trails, a canoe launch, an active cranberry bog, and a dairy farm you can tour and then get ice cream and buy cranberries (in season). Catching a cranberry harvest is always special. If you keep an eye out you might see some wildlife including a beaver dam, or a Blanding's turtle. Carlisle is... More 

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Merrimack, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2016

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! We went in March, so it was not that busy, but it has a great trail system that is set up perfectly for walkers, joggers, etc. Many... More 

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Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

After a long day at school, my good friend and I got into his car and went for a quick drive to Brooks. With a number of paths and beautiful scenery, it was a great place to just enjoy nature and the person who accompanied me. Brooks is definitely a recommend place during season just to relax and take a... More 

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