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Holly Pond Trail

The Holly Pond Trail is a short scenic trail linking the campground to the pond, a favorite for fishing and dog swimming.

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picture pond loop

The Picture Pond Loop is a seldom traveled hiking trail loop in a remote area of Wompatuck State Park.

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Wompatuck State Park

Looking for a hiking, biking, camping and kayaking kind of weekend ? Wompatuck state park is the place to go!

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rockland fireworks trail

The Rockland Fireworks Trail enters in from Hanover but much of the "other" fireworks trail runs through Rockland, a favorite of bicyclists!

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forge pond park

forge pond park in Hanover is a hiking trail hub and great location for many other outdoor activities.

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Trail Highlights



deer feeding by trail at Ames Nowell

Deer along side the trail at Ames Nowell State Park.


grapes picked by Rockland Rail Trail

Bunch of grapes picked in Rockland near the Rail Trail.


Early evening at Ames Nowell State Park

Hiking later in the day.


deer on bog in duxbury

Early morning deer frolicking on a bog.