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Nice place to take a walk,and skate in the winter.Very safe.

A very good place to walk, sit and take in the quiet. Is very safe, and all the people seem... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
Tom L
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Northampton, Massachusetts
Excellent Park on the Edge of Town

I've Walked, Cross Country Skied, gone Snowshoing and included it in a bike ride. Right on the... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Mark B
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“coyote” (2 reviews)
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Highland Avenue & Parkway Street, Greenfield, MA 01301
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

A very good place to walk, sit and take in the quiet. Is very safe, and all the people seem friendly. You can skate on the pond in winter.

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I've Walked, Cross Country Skied, gone Snowshoing and included it in a bike ride. Right on the edge of downtown Greenfield and enjoyed by people of all sorts and interests from early morning birdwatchers to joggers and runners training for that next event.

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We've been here many times to hike along many trails and it is always a pleasure. Listen for frogs in the vernal pools in spring!

Thank Meguey B
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

I come here as often as I can, at least once or twice a week, not to visit the pond itself but to walk the wide and unpaved Bear's Den Road that curves around to the south of it, through Temple Woods. Couples and families...More

Thank JoanneGarland
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This spot is within walking distance of Main Street, but it is a world away from the bustle. The pond and its surroundings (the park, Sachem's Head, the trail) provide a welcome respite from the norm. Each season provides a different experience, but always a...More

Thank P A
Reviewed 25 May 2016

This is a beautiful area with many fairly level hiking trails with some mild elevation. Frequently used by dog walkers and for recreation. Free all year availability for hiking and during the winter for informal snowshoeing and cross country skiing. The pond was originally used...More

Thank acnc_mom
Reviewed 2 July 2015

When I was a kid in the 60's, Highland Pond was the most fun in the winter. It had a side sectioned off for the hockey players, and the rest of it, 2/3 of the pond, was for everyone else. I walked almost a mile...More

1  Thank Grifflover
Reviewed 26 August 2014

The pond used to be used for ice skating in winter but no longer is. People mostly go there to walk their dogs or jog along the cool wooded road/path. A few take their lunch breaks there, eating mostly in their cars. Some kids try...More

Thank ElliesBoo
Reviewed 4 August 2013 via mobile

Pond is just a small part of nice hiking area. Xcountry ski in winter. Can also access area from poet's seat.

1  Thank Henny855
Reviewed 14 April 2013

Dirty, not maintained and home to many homeless people. It could be wonderful, but Greenfield does not put in the effort. All talk, no action.

3  Thank Mary Ellen B
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