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What are the activities at Prospect Park ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Prospect Park?

The Prospect Park is a beautiful public park in Massachusetts that offers a variety of activities for visitors to enjoy. The park has a large pond that is perfect for fishing, as well as a playground, walking trails, and a picnic area. The Prospect Park is also home to the Prospect Hill Tower, which offers stunning views of the surrounding area.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule
Monday: 6:00 AM – 9:30 PMTuesday: 6:00 AM – 9:30 PMWednesday: 6:00 AM – 9:30 PMThursday: 6:00 AM – 9:30 PMFriday: 6:00 AM – 9:30 PMSaturday: 6:00 AM – 9:30 PMSunday: 6:00 AM – 9:30 PM
Coordinates
-71.7133121
42.3039151

What are the coordinates and address of Prospect Park?

Prospect Park
(508) 841-8503
65 Prospect St, Shrewsbury, MA 01545, USA

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Starting Point

The Prospect Park trails in Massachusetts can be accessed from the parking lot on the east side of the park.

Why visit Prospect Park

The Prospect Park in Massachusetts is a great place to visit because it offers something for everyone. The park has a playground, a basketball court, a baseball diamond, and a picnic area. It also has a nature trail that winds through the woods, and a pond where you can go fishing. The park is open from dawn until dusk, and there is no admission fee.

Is Prospect Park in Massachusetts a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question since what may be a good place for one family may not be ideal for another. That said, Prospect Park in Massachusetts does offer a variety of activities and attractions that could appeal to both children and adults. Additionally, the park is large enough that families can find plenty of space to spread out and enjoy their time together.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Prospect Park in Massachusetts include hiking, biking, fishing, and swimming. A bref description not to be missed would be the hiking trails which offer beautiful views of the area.

1. Hiking: Prospect Park is home to miles of hiking trails that wind through the forest and offer beautiful views of the surrounding area.

2. Fishing: The park is home to a number of trout streams, making it a popular spot for fishing.

3. Picnicking: There are plenty of areas in the park to spread out a blanket and enjoy a picnic lunch.

4. Horseback Riding: There are several bridle paths throughout the park that are perfect for horseback riding.

5. Bird Watching: The park is home to a variety of birds, making it a great spot for bird watching.

Where to eat?

1. The Prospect Park Carousel- This carousel is located in the center of Prospect Park and offers a wide variety of food options, including pizza, sandwiches, and ice cream.

2. The Boathouse- This restaurant is located on the edge of Prospect Park Lake and offers a wide variety of food options, including burgers, salads, and seafood.

3. The Lefferts Historic House- This house is located in the southeast corner of Prospect Park and offers a variety of food options, including hot dogs, hamburgers, and pizza.

4. The Nethermead- This area is located in the northeast corner of Prospect Park and offers a variety of food options, including sandwiches, salads, and pizza.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What are the opening hours ?

Monday: 6:00 AM – 9:30 PMTuesday: 6:00 AM – 9:30 PMWednesday: 6:00 AM – 9:30 PMThursday: 6:00 AM – 9:30 PMFriday: 6:00 AM – 9:30 PMSaturday: 6:00 AM – 9:30 PMSunday: 6:00 AM – 9:30 PM

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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