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Beautiful, photogenic lake close to a major route

Lake Quannapowitt is a historical lake just off the center of Wakefield. Great place to take a walk... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Frank S
Stoneham, Massachusetts
best running and walking spot

I love this lake... its 5k all the way around, safe, clean and really pretty all year around... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Reading, Massachusetts
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Between Lowell St & Main St, Wakefield, MA 01880
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Lake Quannapowitt is a historical lake just off the center of Wakefield. Great place to take a walk or run, thanks to a sidewalk along part of the lake. Nice place to walk any time of the year.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Frank S
Reviewed 7 November 2018

I love this lake... its 5k all the way around, safe, clean and really pretty all year around. Completely safe and walkable solo or in larger group.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ggbunker72
Reviewed 13 October 2018

this is a must for vacationers. no matter what time of year the lake is the most Beautiful vista in New England . the old cemetery by Vets field is photographed by thousands each year. In the fall the colors are FANTASTIC. the park by...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sgtmcgowen
Reviewed 3 October 2018

How I love LakeQ! It doesn't matter if it is crowded, if there are a lot of leashed dogs, or if there are geese turds all over the grassy/much used paths (good for the earth). You just have to take care as you jog, walk,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carfash
Reviewed 21 September 2018

This is a very gorgeous lake no matter the time of year. It's always incredibly popular with walkers, runners, dog walkers and walking groups. Any time of day, it's crowded. We like to do the walk every few weeks but I can't take my dog....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank quiet_wave
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Beautiful location for a walk around the lake or wedding photos or ceremony. My daughter had her first look and wedding photos taken at the Gazebo and it was beautiful.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Christine L
Reviewed 6 July 2018

We love Lake Q. Plenty of great paths to walk on, and lots of different events occur throughout the year!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Katrina_bryant
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Wakefield residents love their 'lake.' It really is gorgeous, and they have various events around the lake, including a phenomenal Fire Works show. There is a nice place for kids to play as well. If you want to go on a nice walk along a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Debra P
Reviewed 3 April 2018

The lake is very pretty in the simmer and a great place to walk around. I think it is 2 1/2 miles around the lake. Only problem is no restrooms at the lake.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Joe V
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Try to run here at least once per week and if Fred's Frank's is setting up I usually come back later for a Shnurble!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank michael b
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