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Address: Summer Street (Route 127), Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA 01944
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Hike past a scenic pond and through a small forest of pine and oak to reach...

Hike past a scenic pond and through a small forest of pine and oak to reach a spectacular seaside lawn offering memorable views of Massachusetts Bay and the North Shore.

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Coolidge Reservation

Went here for a beautiful hike . Beautiful views going through the woods, along the grass in the field and to the edge of it by the water.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 November 2016
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Haverhill, Massachusetts

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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Went here for a beautiful hike . Beautiful views going through the woods, along the grass in the field and to the edge of it by the water.

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Rockport, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

You can see all the way back to Boston, an island of tall buildings at the horizon, as part of the sweeping vista from the grounds of what was once the summer estate of Thomas Jefferson descendants and now is managed by The Trustees of Reservations. Historic New England recently acquired the adjacent Brick House, built in 1968 on the... More 

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brookline, ma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

This is one of the nicest spots in Massachusetts in my opinion, and it is relatively uncrowded (hoping it stays that way). You walk through the forest and reach a magnificent, huge lawn that faces the ocean. The setting is idyllic, perfect for a picnic, lying down/sunbathing, or reading. At the east edge of the lawn there is a stunning... More 

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Bradford, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Nice reservation, short hike to Bungalow hill then some very tame trails to Gray Beach, Clarke Pond, and the Ocean Lawn. Nice views from the ocean lawn and some cool ocean breeze.

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Stow, Massachusetts
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130 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

Coolidge Reservation and it's ts 66 acres walking trails, ocean lawn and ocean views showcases breathtaking vistas as you explore rocky outcrops, woodlands, wetlands, a sandy beach. A walk through history providing a living experience of what the Coolidge family's home site was. The ocean lawn site once was the site of the Coolidge “Marble Palace,” a Georgian-style mansion overlooking... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015

A group of friends had an excellent ocean front hiking in Manchester-by-the-sea walking in the beach.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015

This area is remarkable for its absolute beauty. A gift of the Coolidge family, it has a lovely gentle walk to the beach as well as a grand green expanse overlooking a breathtaking scene. My family were once caretakers, and I explored every nook and cranny... it is the epitome of a Cape Anne beach and although the homes which... More 

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Beverly, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2015

Coolidge Reservation is a great spot to take in a diverse assortment of scenery. There is a small hill to climb with ocean views, a brackish marshland area with wildlife, a beach to walk on and a grassy park setting to have a picnic. Water edge area around park setting area is rocky and beautiful with superb views onto Black... More 

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Gallup, New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2015

We hiked around the Coolidge Reservation for an hour or two on Easter, nice place for a hike. There was still some snow on the ground but nothing that some good hiking boots couldn't get through. The views are amazing, worth a visit!

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2014

This is a hike I took off-season, so I cannot speak to how crowded it may during other times of the year. This hike is very easy, with clearly defined trails that lead to gorgeous views from Bungalow Hill and Ocean Lawn. You only need about an hour for the entire loop; but certainly, on a beautiful day, you'll want... More 

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