Get outside and soak up those rays. Living at Alta Easterly places you in a quaint and friendly neighborhood filled with great parks, green spaces – and picnic spots. Head to the grocery store and load up on your favorite charcuterie and then discover the beauty and serenity of our favorite picnic spots in Walpole, MA. Slow life down for a moment and bask in fresh air and caring company at one of these great parks.
This amazing park in East Walpole features woodsy trails, hills, and two small lake areas with a stream running through the park. Listen to the babble of the stream as you enjoy the breeze. It’s an absolutely stunning setting for a picnic. Post up at any of the several picnic tables spread throughout the park and enjoy!
Located off North Street, a number of trails wind through the 700-acre Adams Farm. Sit back and relax on one of the benches and enjoy the scenery. This property is dog-friendly, though they must be leashed, and you’ll enjoy endless opportunities for wildlife viewing. Visit the vernal pool near the entrance with your pup in tow and picnic the day away. Find serenity with a pleasant walk along the great trails at Adams Farm.
Located on leafy Common Street, right off Main Street in downtown Walpole, this beautiful park is a prime spot for a relaxing afternoon. This part of town features stunning old homes with diverse architecture and large front lawns. The centerpiece of downtown, the green space on Common Street is used for community events and provides a quaint retreat for your summer picnics.
Fun fact about this beautiful park: In 1916, then-future President Calvin Coolidge planted the first tree at Town Forest. It’s hard to believe this scenic destination can be found less than 30 miles outside of the bustling big city of Boston. On the south side, follow along on the wide, wooden White’s Bridge and enjoy a beautiful stretch of the Neponset River. A dam and rushing waterfall create a sense of peaceful ambiance. Stunning views await for your summer picnics at Town Forest.
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