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Ravenswood Park

481 Western Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930-4051
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The Most Picturesque Walks on the North Shore

I've been visiting Ravenswood for years and always love going back, even though it's nearly a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dinsmoor1958
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South Hamilton, Massachusetts
A Walking Place

Whatever the season, the wide easy trail in this favourite park is a great place to commune with... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2017
Lynne K
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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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Explore a shrouded landscape of hemlock groves, a magnolia swamp, and other trees species where you'll find remnants Colonial habitation.
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“dog walking” (4 reviews)
“great trails” (3 reviews)
“main path” (2 reviews)
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481 Western Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930-4051
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been visiting Ravenswood for years and always love going back, even though it's nearly a half-hour driver for me. There are miles and miles of trails and each trail is unique. Many go through wetlands, where you can see all kinds of wildlife. Some...More

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Reviewed 8 December 2017

Whatever the season, the wide easy trail in this favourite park is a great place to commune with nature. The budding green of Spring, the shade of the firs in summer, the woodsy smell of leaves in Fall and the crunch of snow in Winter....More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Good variety of trails for many different abilities. They are fairly easy to follow. There are some great outlooks. Pick the length and difficulty and enjoy.

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Reviewed 6 October 2017

Lovely , well-maintained chipped wood old carriage trails, quite wide, plus rocky, twisting Ledge Hill Trail made for an excellent 70-minute hike on a beautiful Fall afternoon. Advise having trail map on your phone, although most trail junctions are marked. Well-kept parking lot for 8...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2017

We took our dog to Ravenswood Park over the weekend and enjoyed it. Instructions for dog-walking were really clear: dogs can walk off-leashed (amazing) except for when the dogs are in the parking lot and within 100 feet of the park entrance. It is also...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2017

My husband and I decided to explore the Gloucester area, and was told we should definitely go to Ravenswood Park. I am glad we decided to visit in the morning hours, because there is limited parking. The main path is wide and cleared nicely. I...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Ravenswood is a wonderful park for a walk in the woods. There are many different marked easy to find trails. Good family outing.

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Reviewed 19 January 2017

There are many parks in Gloucester for kids, near the beach, good for picnicing, family meet-ups, etc., but Ravenswood is more or less isolated and good for walking with your dog. Well maintained and well-visited, but I would rather the coastal Stage Fort Park and...More

1  Thank WingearsheekBeach
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Reviewed 18 December 2016

Gloucester has such an interesting landscape because of the glacial erratics. This moderate hike has scenic views, unusual rock formations and the dog loves it. We'll go anytime of year to experience a different hike each time.

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Reviewed 14 December 2016

This beautiful natural park is a great place to walk, bike or cross country ski. It can be enjoyed year round and has easy enough trails for everyone. I especially like it in winter when the fragrant evergreens scent the air and the snow crunches...More

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