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Ravenswood Park

481 Western Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930-4051
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Easy walk

My husband and I decided to explore the Gloucester area, and was told we should definitely go to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marie I
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Massachusetts
Great trails

Ravenswood is a wonderful park for a walk in the woods. There are many different marked easy to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
red-red-wineMA
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Explore a shrouded landscape of hemlock groves, a magnolia swamp, and other trees species where you'll find remnants Colonial habitation.
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481 Western Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930-4051
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I decided to explore the Gloucester area, and was told we should definitely go to Ravenswood Park. I am glad we decided to visit in the morning hours, because there is limited parking. The main path is wide and cleared nicely. I...More

1  Thank Marie I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ravenswood is a wonderful park for a walk in the woods. There are many different marked easy to find trails. Good family outing.

Thank red-red-wineMA
Reviewed 20 January 2017

There are many parks in Gloucester for kids, near the beach, good for picnicing, family meet-ups, etc., but Ravenswood is more or less isolated and good for walking with your dog. Well maintained and well-visited, but I would rather the coastal Stage Fort Park and...More

Thank WingearsheekBeach
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Gloucester has such an interesting landscape because of the glacial erratics. This moderate hike has scenic views, unusual rock formations and the dog loves it. We'll go anytime of year to experience a different hike each time.

Thank dobbiemom
Reviewed 14 December 2016

This beautiful natural park is a great place to walk, bike or cross country ski. It can be enjoyed year round and has easy enough trails for everyone. I especially like it in winter when the fragrant evergreens scent the air and the snow crunches...More

Thank magentarose
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Like nature? This is one of the best to enjoy the woods, ponds, trails and peace and serenity ~ Great for all season and for individuals, couples, families and the dogs ~ Bring own doggie doo bag please.

Thank Carol L M
Reviewed 3 October 2016

I have gone to this place for years, long before it was a Trustees' property, and have always loved the almost zen-like qualities of its trails wandering amongst the boulders. There are no huge sights within the park, it's just a beautiful place overall. There...More

1  Thank Rick P
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Trustees of Reservations have maintained an excellent system of carriage roads (smooth enough for cross-country skiing in the winter) and trails (some suitable for snowshoes) where you can walk for miles in the woods, with a few ocean vistas. The 10 miles of trails...More

Thank RockportBirder
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I've been to this park a few times whenever I travel to the area. When I went this summer the magnolias were all in bloom around the pond. It was beyond spectacular! Great place to walk dogs too.

Thank APatrickF
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Beautiful in all the four seasons and popular with the locals and their dogs, there is variety of scenery. The boardwalk well-worth checking out but make sure you have bug spray on during the warmer months.

Thank sam t
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