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Hike the trails

dont just stay on the road of Breakheart. There are many miles of trails that offer great views... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Red S
Nice walk

Breakheart reservation is a beautiful place to take a walk on a nice day.there's a really nice pond... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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177 Forest St, Saugus, MA 01906-1959
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All reviews paved road great place to walk city noise swimming hole off route cross country skiing enjoy the beauty high school all ages hiking options silver lake wakefield paths woods picnic nature hilly
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

dont just stay on the road of Breakheart. There are many miles of trails that offer great views and a little more than staying on the pavement. Maps at the main entrance.

Thank Red S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoy visiting Breakheart with my dog. There are tons of trails, some more advanced than others. The main area has a paved walkway where you'll see families and lots of people walking dogs. There is a leash policy which people appear to stick...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Breakheart reservation is a beautiful place to take a walk on a nice day.there's a really nice pond you can swim in but you must walk a mile or two to get to it but it's well worth the walk.

Thank ladynred38
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

After a large lunch at Sho Yu, we felt we needed to walk off some of the calories, so we walked into this preserve. Even though it was a hot day, the huge pine trees sheltered us from the sun we walked about 20 minutes...More

Thank jer b
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Been coming here since I was a kid. Great place to swim, picnic or walk your dogs. Well worth a visit.

Thank Woodstock63
Reviewed 11 August 2018

We visited this place during our visit to the national park ironworks site nearby. It was a breezy stroll in a summer afternoon. We stopped by at the visitor center first. The staffs were very helpful, giving us a map and suggestions on route. This...More

Thank Ming O
Reviewed 11 July 2018

The DCR keeps this place clean and clear. Trails are well marked and seem to eventually end up on the paved road. I enjoy the beauty of nature, the activities they offer each season, (fun run, maple syruping, etc). Parking is free. There is a...More

2  Thank Sss709
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Every year someone gets hurt here. You can't have fun any more. It is great for walking your dogs but stay out of the water

1  Thank Lisa F
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Nice, well marked trail with picturesque lake views along the Ridgeline Trail. Good rock bounding moments too. There are multiple trail types within the reservation from paved walking paths to hilly trails with large rocks to navigate.

Thank idzilla
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Breakheart is a great place to go with the family or just by yourself. It's a quiet walk through nature to clear your thoughts or to show your kids what nature is about, with many different trails to walk and the lake with a playground...More

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Patricia B
3 May 2018|
Response from lenferrari | Reviewed this property |
In Summer during the day.....after memorial day.