Points of Interest



Appleton Farms
Open to the public 8:00 a.m. to sunset. There is a designated walking trail which allows for a beautiful walk through the farm everyday. The parking lot is located off Highland Street in Hamilton, 100 yards north of Cutler Road. Dogs are not allowed. (978) 356-4351

Bialek Park, Linebrook Road
Family picnics, Ipswich Recreation Department (978) 356-6644

Bay Circuit Trail
Trail for hikers, mountain bikers, horseback riders and cross-country skiers from Duxbury to Plum Island-11 miles through Rowley. Ipswich & Topsfield. (Map and route available at Visitor Information Center)
(978) 470-1982

Bradley Palmer State Park / Willowdale State Forest
Horseback riding, trails, biking, hiking and snow sports
Topsfield Road (978) 887-5931

Castle Hill (The Great House)
Public events, tours and private functions
Argilla Road (978) 356-4351

Crane Beach / Crane Wildlife Refuge
Full Facility beach, tours of Hog Island
Argilla Road (978) 356-4351

Foote Brothers Canoe Rentals
Willowdale Dam, 230 Topsfield Rd., Ipswich, MA 01938 (978) 356-9771
Foote Brothers is a family owned and operated business renting top of the line Grumman canoes
from their livery at Willowdale Dam since 1955.

Greenwood Farm
213-acre treasure combining salt marsh, upland meadows, First period historic house, historic farm and scenic views. Excellent for birding, walking and nature study. Jeffrey’s Neck Road (978) 356-4351

Ipswich Trails:
Essex County Trail Association map of Ipswich Trails

Russell Orchards
143 Argilla Road, Ipswich, MA 01938 (978) 356-5366

Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary
Audubon Society preserve.
87 Perkins Row, Topsfield, MA (978) 887-9264

Marini’s Farm Stand
Seasonal fruits & vegetables, strawberry picking
259 Linebrook Road (978) 356-0430


Willowdale State Forest
Fishing, trails, hiking
Linebrook Road (978) 887-5931

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