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Best trails in Bristol Blake State Reservation

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Explore the most popular trails in Bristol Blake State Reservation with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Description

Offering 140 acres in the town of Norfolk, the reservation was once home to a commercial sawmill operation. A large, open field welcomes visitors and an old stone lined cow path leads to Stony Brook Pond and Teal Marsh where turtles and great blue herons are easy to spy. A boardwalk leads over Kingfisher Pond to a stand of beech trees, which is a popular spot for a wide variety of wildlife viewing. It is adjacent to the Massachusetts Audubons 116 acre Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary and is managed collaboratively with them. Admission fee is charged, but is free to Mass. Audubon members and DCR Park pass holders. Picnicking and pets are not allowed.

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Map of trails in Bristol Blake State Reservation
Park information
Acreage:
140 acres
Contact
508-528-3140
Helpful links
Top trails (1)
#1 - Stony Brook Nature Center & Wildlife Sanctuary
Bristol Blake State Reservation
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 25 m