Location: Prescott St., 1/2 mile east of Brookline St.
is 63 acres of town-owned conservation land boasting rolling agricultural
fields, ponds, forested wetlands, floodplain, and Nissitissit River frontage.
It's a pleasant 0.75 mile walk around the hay field to the left of the swale,
along the long wetlands that protects its southern and western edges, and back
to the parking area. A wooded trail adds another 0.5 miles into the woods on the
right of the pond. Nissitissit Meadows also abuts Massachusetts Fisheries and
Wildlife land and connecting trails. Bird houses in the swale in the center of
the meadow and the wetlands around the exterior of the field make Nissitissit
Meadows a wonderful spot for watching bluebirds and sparrows. There are also
bobolinks, eastern meadowlanks, and hawks.
From Town Hall take
Park St. to Prescott St., follow Prescott across Brookline St., (or follow
Brookline St. away from Hollis St. for 1.2 miles and turn right onto Prescott
St.) and go for 0.3 miles to the parking lot for Nissitissit Meadows on the
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