There’s A Tiny Town Near Boston Completely Surrounded By Breathtaking Natural Beauty

Lying on the banks of the Charles River west of Boston, the tiny town of Dover is surrounded by natural beauty. Sure, it’s within commuting distance of the city but, from the number of green spaces ringing the town, you’d never guess how close this rural retreat is to urban life. Here are six areas of natural splendor you can explore from Dover:

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These pristine places showcase some of the enticing scenery around Dover. Beyond the town’s boundaries, even more recreational opportunities await both in nearby Natick and in Medfield.

We’re fortunate to have access to so many gorgeous areas. What are some of your favorite parks and reservations within easy reach of Boston? Let us know in the comments and don’t forget to share photos from your adventures on our Massachusetts Nature Lovers group on Facebook for a chance to see your shot featured!