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Borderland State Park

259 Massapoag Ave., Easton, MA
+1 508-238-6566
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Great walking trails

Spring finally came and a wonderful walk in borderland park made it even better. Trails for every... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2018
Christen P
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Quincy, United States
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Hikers Paradise

Plenty of trails. Easy to difficult. Even a mountain bike trail (NEMBA trail). Several ponds... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
Mike71553
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Sharon, Massachusetts, United States
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The 3-story home built by artist and suffragist Blanche Ames and her botanist husband Oakes, is the centerpiece of this park. Visitors can also walk and horseback ride, fish, canoe, ice-skate and sled.
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  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
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“mile loop” (3 reviews)
“walk hike” (2 reviews)
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259 Massapoag Ave., Easton, MA
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Spring finally came and a wonderful walk in borderland park made it even better. Trails for every kind of hiker, we did a shorter very scenic one and enjoyed every minute.

Thank Christen P
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Plenty of trails. Easy to difficult. Even a mountain bike trail (NEMBA trail). Several ponds and a mansion. $5 to park for a day or you can pre purchase a annual or senior pass ( see mass. dCR website). Weekends are busy the parking lot...More

Thank Mike71553
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Borderland is an awesome place to go for a long walk very clean and well marked trails, get there early on a beautiful day the parking lot fills up...

Thank jannyquinn1958
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Love going for a walk/hike. Has some pretty areas as well as some great historical buildings. My son's class took a field trip here and it was really neat to get to go into the mansion and see it again. We've also walked through and...More

Thank Barbara C
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Great place to run. Nice 3 or 4 mile loop through the woods. I do it all the time. Nothing like off road running.

Thank Bri0345
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This place never ceases to amaze me. We normally walk along the road but there are plenty of trails. Dog friendly. We even got to meet some new friends

Thank Brian H
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Everyone see things differently. I lived in this area for about 20 years. Boarderland park is like my backyard. I go there very frequent before and about once a month now. 15 years ago, the lake freeze in winter. I can walk, even see people...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Borderland State Park has easy trails for walkers and more challenging ones for hikers. I took the easy 3 mile walk which is a slightly uneven unpaved road that includes woodlands, three ponds, interesting rock formations, meadows and farmland. The mansion was closed during my...More

Thank jakegreenville
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

Borderland offers walking, horseback and biking trails. Grab a map at the welcome center and explore off the main trails if you want more terrain and quieter trails. Don't miss the Ames Mansion during your visit. The building and grounds are impressive and well preserved....More

Thank Copper1212
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Reviewed 27 April 2017

This state park is really fantastic. There's a trail for pretty much everyone (with the exception of mountain hikers) and various topography that will keep you coming back and finding a new 'favorite' trail, place to relax and reflect, or area to spend with friends...More

Thank Susanmvh1
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carolconnolly50
10 June 2017|
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Response from Susanmvh1 | Reviewed this property |
I believe that there are signs requesting dogs on leash and that you pick up after them. Would only make sense.
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Soma K
19 July 2016|
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Response from Andrew H | Reviewed this property |
If you are looking for the leaves turning around here it's generally mid October for their peak, but that will vary a little depending on weather and the like.
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