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Great Brook Farm State Park

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984 Lowell St, Carlisle, MA 01741-1311
+1 978-369-6312
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A beautiful park

We can't wait to go back. There are many trails to walk, bike, or horseback riding and we only... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
mjbslb
,
Malden, Massachusetts
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Wonderful place for a walk in nature

My husband and I have been here several times, and we always enjoy it. Since we are over 62, we... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
Trude W
,
Boston, MA
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984 Lowell St, Carlisle, MA 01741-1311
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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

We can't wait to go back. There are many trails to walk, bike, or horseback riding and we only walked a few. The petting farm was fun. The goats are so cute and friendly and will eat right out of your hands. They have a...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

My husband and I have been here several times, and we always enjoy it. Since we are over 62, we paid a one-time fee ($10.00) for a parking pass, which is a nice perk! The walking trails go through wooded areas as well as by...More

Thank Trude W
Reviewed 18 September 2017

The trails at Great Brook are great. Nice variety: glacial features, bedrock outcrops, ponds, streams. The cow barn is interesting, especially high-tech milking machine. The rotating scratching brush is a nice touch. But (and this is why this place loses two stars), the cows have...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2017

This is a beautiful place for a walk from spring thru fall but I especially like it in the fall when the leaves have started to turn. There are wide, smooth, not much elevation heart-healthy paths in the shade to wide smooth paths in the...More

Thank clf27
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Went here for a farm tour and to hike their trails. What a beautiful place. $3 for a daily park pass . But if you are 62 years old or older you can get a Senior Pass for life for $10 which will let you...More

Thank Dibird50
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I go here almost every night (that I'm not traveling on business!) - it's an amazing place to walk and unwind. With dogs, with horses, with bikes... Or just on foot, this is a great place to be!

Thank John C
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This place is worth the $2 parking........lots of easy trails for kids of all ages to walk or bike, farm animals to feed, and great ice cream. We try to go at least every other week in good weather.

Thank Narci W
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely park with paths through woodlands and a working farm. Forests and streams are beautiful and you really feel like you're miles away from suburbia. There are all kinds of critters; we've seen at various times salamanders, frogs, birds of all kinds, bunnies, raccoons, opossum,...More

Thank Z-OC-Family
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Returned after years of not visiting here. The trails are pretty well marked, lush, green and mostly flat. Nice to get out for an afternoon walk and always happy to have a delicious ice cream for motivation at the end! The extreme chocolate is dark,...More

Thank Lovetotravelforfun
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We stopped here for a quick bite, a look at the animals, and some ice cream. My daughter and I have a milk protein sensitivity and so were pleasantly surprised to find a few dairy-free options (sorbet). The staff were pleasant and our toddler loved...More

Thank mbld123
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