Trails & Parks

Wheelwright Park

  • The 232 acres of protected and conserved deep forest habitat.
  • Towering trees, vernal pools, nature sanctuary, and glacial boulders support a wide array of plants and animals such as deer, fox, over nineteen species of birds, a variety of flora, fiddleheads, and many others.
  • Wheelwright park contains a skating pond, benches and tables, outdoor fire places, and over 4,000 feet of enhanced trails and paths.

Wompatuck State Park

  • Just under a 40 minute drive from downtown Boston, this state park offers 262 wooded campsites - 140 of which have electricity - water accessibility is available, Mountain Blue Spring is a popular free source of drinking water for visitor.
  • 12 miles of paved bike and recreational paths are available.
  • Multiple ponds, and a large reservoir offer boating (non-motorized) and fishing opportunities.
  • Numerous recreational opportunities including camping, fishing, non-motorized boating, biking, hiking, horseback riding trails, and more.

Whitney Woods

  • Whitney and Thayer Woods offer 10 miles of trails and carriage roads which meander through hardwood forests and open fields lines with rhododendrons, azaleas, and other beautiful blooming flowers and shrubs.
  • Along these trails are glacial boulders and awe-inspiring views found on top of Turkey Hill which is located within the park.
  • The Park is co-managed by Cohasset and Hingham - adjacent to the park is Weir River Farm (Hingham) which sits on acres of beautiful grassland. The Farm is family friendly and a great place to visit.

Turkey Hill

  • 62 acres of beautiful wooded land is co-managed by Cohasset and Hingham.
  • The Hill has a 187 foot summit which offers spectacular views.
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