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Middlesex Fells Reservation

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Great park for a hike 15 minutes from Boston

Middlesex Fells is one of the two major hiking destinations in the Boston urban area. Park at the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Boston, Massachusetts
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My absolute favorite place to reconnect with nature and so close by. It’s so peaceful and being... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Eileen H
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127 E Border Rd # 159, Malden, MA 02148
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Middlesex Fells is one of the two major hiking destinations in the Boston urban area. Park at the sheepfold lot and enjoy a walk around the forrest and the Winchester reservoirs!

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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

My absolute favorite place to reconnect with nature and so close by. It’s so peaceful and being there recharged my soul.

Thank Eileen H
Reviewed 22 July 2018

we went hiking and it was beautiful lots of trees and birds to watch. It was lot s of fun and very enjoyable

Thank Shirley E
Reviewed 8 June 2018

We were in Mass visiting family and found this Reservation to get in a hike. You must stop off at the visitors center to get a map because there are many trails and its very easy to get lost. We hiked the skyline trail and...More

Thank Kbron2
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We live close to here so come all the time as the whole fells is pretty big and lots of places to walk or hike. The skyline trail is nice as you get a view of Boston which is cool. But if you have a...More

Thank BlahnikA
Reviewed 25 October 2017

If you're the type of person that needs a nature-break from the (relatively small) concrete jungle of Boston, this place is your safe haven... I planned on running around the entire western reservoir (the reservoir trail..go figure), but stopped and took pictures for 30 minutes...More

Thank Mikey L
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

A Saturday afternoon hike with my fiancé. Fun times and a great exercise trail. I highly recommend for a short trip.

Thank Amilcar G
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

My friend and I met up here for a morning hike on Labor Day--wanted to spend some quality time with each other in nature. It took about 45 minutes on public transit from Boston's North Station to the park's southern parking lot (Orange line to...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 28 August 2017

It is a huge park, with great area's to walk, that span over 2000 acres of land. We went to the Vistor center, which is the Stoneham entrance on Woodland Rd. It had a wonderful grassy wide trail to walk on, with scrub bushes and...More

Thank Marie I
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The Fells is a gorgeous preserve not far from downtown Boston. While I have limited knowledge of the area, I am fairly confident it is one of the largest, nicest preserves near the City. It is a nice break from the history and beaches of...More

Thank jeffski2017
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