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Walden Pond State Reservation

(Kid Friendly Nature Center)

915 Walden St
Concord, MA 01742
(978) 369-3254
Now part of the Massachusetts Forests and Parks system, Walden Pond State Reservation includes 462 acres of protected open space so that visitors from
Now part of the Massachusetts Forests and Parks system, Walden Pond State Reservation includes 462 acres of protected open space so that visitors from
Hours: Daily, 8am-sunset
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Last verified: 7/2/2009

12 Comments about Walden Pond State Reservation
"Dont even bother going if its a weekend. Youll end up sitting in a long line of cars sweating for the opportunity to fork over $5 to park. Only go on " -
"Great place for a nice cold dip, close to the city.  Huge crowds on busy days, but if you go early in the day or late or early in the season, no " -
"I went to Walden Pong last weekend with my family. It is a great way to spend a quiet afternoon. Parking is $5 per car and entrance is free. You can w" -
"I would give it 5 starts if it's not that crowded on nice hot weekends. On busy day, parking area has to close for certain period of time before reope" -
"I would have to say that in eastern Massachusetts this nature preserve is the most peaceful place in and around Boston. Talk about good vibes, its ama" -
"If I were reviewing this 10-15 years ago, it would, for sure get 5 stars. These days you are forced to swim only on the main beach, due to the vast nu" -
"Let me just Thoreau this out there, but I really love everything about Walden Pond.  This is the perfect place to chill, read a book, and listen " -
"Love this place in all seasons.  I get a lot of inspiration from Thoreau's house site: "I went to the woods to live deliberately." I s" -
"Take a walk or a jog, or find a flat rock and spread out the Sunday paper--just make sure to get here early (the parking lot can reach capacity by 11a" -
"This was one of my favorite go-to places of the summer.  I came here quite a few times, especially when I didn't feel like trudging to a beach wh" -
"though it can feel like a mall with the summer crowds, in the early spring and fall this place still has the magic of the thoreau book. beautiful when" -
"Walden Pond State Park is a great way to spend a few hours.  It offers some enjoyable walking/hiking trails, a humungous pond (what's the differe" -
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