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Gertrude M Boyden Wildlife Refuge

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Great walk

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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1298 Cohannet St, Taunton, MA 02780-7148
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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

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.

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.

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

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

1  Thank Lydia A
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

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

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.

1  Thank TheLawofone
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I went there to take my dog for a walk.the place deserted and the birds were chirping .this is a wonderful place to get your thoughts together .

Thank John D
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Was just there today. What a beautiful area for a casual walk.It is sad that the cabin has been vandalized by kids. Their graffiti on the log cabin is a disgrace. The porch that was attached to the cabin was also destroyed but at least...More

1  Thank jim a
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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