The Massachusetts State Park That’s Built On The Ruins Of A Castle

There’s something truly special about this hidden Massachusetts state park. Located in the town of Methuen, just before the New Hampshire border, Greycourt State Park is just as rich in history as it is in natural beauty. In fact, this hidden park offers enchanting castle ruins to explore. Read on to learn more about this unique and charming park.

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The park is open from dawn until dusk, and offers wooded walking trails and scenic landscapes. The area is well-maintained, so it’s the perfect spot for a blanket picnic or some laid-back lawn games. Birdwatchers will have a great time spotting local wildlife, and there’s plenty of soft grass for kids to roll around in. Greycourt Park also plays host to plenty of awesome events like the Festival of Trees around the holidays.

The park can be a bit tricky to find, but that just means it’s pretty much immune to crowds. To locate the park, try parking behind Methuen City Hall and walking down the path next to the historical center. You’ll spot the park in no time.

Greycourt State Park can be found at 37 Pleasant Street, Methuen, MA 01844.