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Must visit if you're in the Fells; great view of Boston

Well worth coming here if you'r walking around the Fells. You get a nice hike and a great view of... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Stoneham, Massachusetts
The Fells are fantastic!

Wright's Tower is a nice destination for a short hike if you park at Bellevue Pond. You go up and... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2018
Anne-Christine R
Boston, Massachusetts
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Middlesex Fells Reservation, off South Border Road, Medford, MA
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Well worth coming here if you'r walking around the Fells. You get a nice hike and a great view of Boston from the distance. Been here multiple times as it's near where I live and if you are going to come and hike in the...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

Wright's Tower is a nice destination for a short hike if you park at Bellevue Pond. You go up and up and are rewarded with a great view of Boston on clear days. Mostly, I recommend hiking in the Fells. The whole place is fantastic,...More

1  Thank Anne-Christine R
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Great easy hike for kids and dogs. My four year old loved exploring the castle. Nice city views at the top.

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Hike through public woodland, up a hill, and get some nice views from the tower of the surrounding area. The only downside is that it's a popular place to party, and people leave their trash. So bring a bag and carry someone else's trash out...More

2  Thank Lower-Mystic-Lake
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Wright's Tower is a fabulous place to visit and see for miles from the top. It is an Historic landmark.

Thank Joseph T
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

The view from Wright Tower is amazing with a short hike. The terrain to the tower is rough with tree roots, steep incline & broken glass. I included a pic of the trail to the tower....we found out there was a less vigorous oath once...More

Thank coffeegirl_75
Reviewed 23 August 2016

You can see this from I93 and always wanted to visit? It's so easy? Just turn off South Border Road at the first pull off, walk in past the pond and turn up the path to Wright's Tower. You'll be there in 15 minutes with...More

Thank Alicia H
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Parking at Bellevue Pond off South Border Rd and then a pleasant walk along a logging road or a scramble up Skyline trail. As a reward, you will have a great view of Boston. A great trip, any time of the year. Be aware that...More

Thank ukusa2155
Reviewed 21 May 2016

I am lucky enough to live across the street so I walk my dog up to the tower all the time it's a great piece of land to have access too. What a great view of the city and trails to walk for hours

Thank Islandfishmv
Reviewed 14 May 2016

It begins with a nice (and easy) hiking at the park, about 15 minutes walking from gate 6 in Medford, It could be a family trip, Nice historical monument, with a great view.

Thank Paulinho-SP
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