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Best trails in Ipswich

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Looking for a great trail near Ipswich, Massachusetts? AllTrails has 10 great hiking trails, trail running trails, walking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Great Brook Farm State Park or Pawtuckaway State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Middlesex Fells Reservation or Lynn Woods Reservation. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 6 easy trails in Ipswich ranging from 1.3 to 3.6 miles and from 9 to 91 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Ipswich
Top trails (10)
#1 - Willowdale State Forest Loop from Linebrook Road
Willowdale State Forest
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Length: 3.6 mi • Est. 1 h 33 m
There are many trails in this area, so hikes can be shortened or extended as desired.Show more
#2 - Steep Hill Beach and Crane Beach Loop
Sandy Point State Reservation
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Length: 5.9 mi • Est. 2 h 33 m
Please note that the parking for this trail is currently closed due to COVID 19.Show more
#3 - Crane Beach Loop
Crane Estate
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Length: 3 mi • Est. 1 h 18 m
About pets: Pets are allowed on Crane Beach from October 1 to March 31. There are NO DOGS from May 1 to September 30. Show more
#4 - Healthy Heart Trail
Bradley Palmer State Park
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 31 m
The Healthy Heart Trail is a very easy, flat hike that can be enjoyed by hikers of any experience level. There are benches along the trail for those that may need breaks and the trail itself is wheelchair accessible. There are views of the Ipswich River; and on a hot day, you can wade into the water. You also have the chance to see the Willowdale Estate via this trail.Show more
#5 - Ipswich Reservoir Bay Circuit Trail
Ipswich, Massachusetts
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 59 m
#6 - Bartholomew Hill and Gravelly Brook Loop
Willowdale State Forest
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Length: 12.1 mi • Est. 4 h 52 m
#7 - Willowdale State Forest and Hood Pond Loop
Willowdale State Forest
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Length: 15.5 mi • Est. 6 h 14 m
#8 - Crane Beach Dunes
Sandy Point State Reservation
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Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 38 m
About pets: Pets are allowed on Crane Beach from October 1 to March 31. There are NO DOGS from May 1 to September 30.Show more
#9 - Bar Head Trail
Sandy Point State Reservation
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Length: 0.5 mi • Est. 13 m
#10 - Sandy Point State Reservation [CLOSED]
Parker River National Wildlife Refuge
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 1 h 24 m