Massachusetts’ Secluded Farandnear Reservation Is A Beautifully Maintained Oasis To Explore

Next time you’re looking to explore Massachusetts nature, you need to take a trip to Farandnear Reservation in Shirley. This arboretum is packed with gorgeous hiking trails, 10-acres of hemlocks, stunning wildflowers, and is beautifully maintained by The Trustees. Besides being an unforgettable natural oasis in central Massachusetts, this area of land has some interesting history behind it. For relaxing hiking trails, the best bird watching around, and hemlocks as far as the eye can see, there’s no better natural oasis than this. Let’s learn more about why Farandnear Reservation needs to be on your to-do list.

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Address: 156 Center Rd, Shirley, MA 01464, USA