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Gertrude M Boyden Wildlife Refuge

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A great place for a walk in the woods, stretch your legs, walk the dog or enjoy picnic. Trails are... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Taunton, Massachusetts
Freckles the Dog

This was a fine place to hike. Spiders and webs - that is what we saw plenty of. No other hikers... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
Clearwater, Florida
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Any time I've been at the Boyden Refuge, it's been quiet and peaceful. You and your family can take a hike through the trails, and along the water for a lovely view. You might meet others walking along the way, and it seems to be...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Nana J
Reviewed 24 September 2018

This place is horrible. I took my family here for a hike soon realized they don't maintain any of the trails. They are in dangerous condition and are likely opening themselves up to a lawsuit with the condition they are in. They seem to keep...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Danny E
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

The entrance of the refuge looks nice as it has picnic tables that are in good condition and the fragrance garden trail is a nice and easy 0.6 mile hike. Next I completed the trail leading to the Three Mile River Dam. There are no...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank James S
Reviewed 10 July 2018

A great place for a walk in the woods, stretch your legs, walk the dog or enjoy picnic. Trails are easy to walk.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank stipetic2018
Reviewed 2 July 2018

This was a fine place to hike. Spiders and webs - that is what we saw plenty of. No other hikers. It was a very hot day so we particularly liked all the shade. The memorial to Freckles left us with tears in our eyes.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Bob19512014
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Very nice walking trails along the river. The park is large, clean and a beautiful place to take a walk or jog. The trails are well maintained and the river scenery is beautiful. Saw a number of people out walking their dogs along the trails...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Heidi S
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped in the office to ask about the trails and a map. The folks there were very nice and gave us a map... that they said was old and out dated... but, that the trails were well manicured and easy to follow. Off we...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Travelingover50
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I'm sure that at one time, the Boyden Wildlife Refuge was a place with more purpose than it has today. I've been here a handful of times in the past two years, and while it's a godsend for people who want to walk their dogs...More

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank Brendan L
Reviewed 21 August 2016

The place is wonderful and its a very nice place to walk but i felt so sad because the placed shows of neglect. Hope our city Mayor had a plan to restore that beautiful place and preserved it for the future generations to come. Make...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank Alice M
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Wonderful place to go to get away. It's great place to take a stroll, around 3.5 miles total if you follow the path to the dam. I recommend.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank TheLawofone
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3 March 2016|
Response from CHRIS L | Reviewed this property |
Yes! When you walk out of the parking lot take a left, walk down the path and on the right there will be a sign that says boat launch, walk down the hill and it is there. very easy to get to, i have used it several times... More