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I have gone here since I was a little girl and my dad and grandpa have been going since they were... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Megan S
A pleasant day at a pond

I found the pond to be a refreshing change from the ocean.I like that the public can have access... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
richard p
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I have gone here since I was a little girl and my dad and grandpa have been going since they were little too. I love it there!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Megan S
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

I found the pond to be a refreshing change from the ocean.I like that the public can have access. Parked on the road and walked down. I hope it stays just like it is.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank richard p
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

The Puffer's pond is so beautiful surrounded by trees. You can picnic and swim in the pond. Good for families .

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

Took the bus up to this place on my way to go shopping it is open to the public and has a park and swimming area nearby

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Marie C
Reviewed 24 June 2018

I love Puffer's pond in the summer and try to swim there every day. It's pretty cold water, but with nice warm spots. You can swim the length of the pond, which is a good workout, and just swim. It can be crowded on the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank Conniefay
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Good place to start a walk. Several trails to walk here. Parking can be a bit crowded depending on the time.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank S A
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Walked here with family over Thanksgiving weekend. A very peaceful, family friendly spot with an easy walk around part of the pond and then into the wooded hillside beside it and back (loop trail).

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Alison L S
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Former mill pond has trail around one side and road around other side. Trail is a bit rough but not too difficult on foot. Has two beaches.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

Wonderfull place to visit and walk alongside the pound, boating or just enjoying the river landscape.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Andreia Q
Reviewed 4 September 2017

I came here in the late evening with friends for a swim. It wasn't too busy and the water was pleasant. Some people were enjoying jumping off the rocks, some were swimming from one end to the other and some were paddling. There were some...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Squeaks86
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11 July 2016|
Response from fireUrchin-b |
Best real advice for hiking the path the "circles" Puffers Pond is someone could walk the public path and continue around by walking back to the second beach and down to Mill St, walk the street around. The public path goes... More