Walden Pond State Reservation


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Walden Pond State Reservation


Location:Near Lincoln and Concord in the Greater Boston area.
Facilities:Historic site, beaches (é), picnic area, boat ramp, trails.
Activities:Boating (non-motorized), canoeing, fishing, swimming, hiking, cross-country skiing, guided tours and educational programs.
Special Features:Henry David Thoreau lived at Walden Pond from July 1845 to September 1847, and his experience at Walden provided material for his book <i>Walden</i>, which inspired public awareness and respect for the natural environment. Because of Thoreau's legacy, Walden Pond has been designated a National Historic Landmark and is considered the birthplace of the conservation movement. A replica of Thoreau's house and the location of his modest home are available for viewing by the public. The number of visitors at Walden Pond is limited to no more than 1,000 people at a time, so visitors are advised to call the park in advance to check on availability.
Address:915 Walden St
Concord, MA 01742

Phone:978-369-3254
Web: www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/northeast/wldn.htm
Size: 400 acres.

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