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Choate Park, Medway offers quiet walks, and a lovely waterfall

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Choate Park

By Marjorie Turner Hollman (courtesy The Bellingham Bulletin)

Choate [one syllable] Park in Medway, MA is a great place for readers…and walkers, we hope! The crusty snow pack and ice have made woodland treks extremely difficult in the winter. But getting the winter kinks out of our legs with a gentle walk around Choate Pond is just the thing. An additional marked trail through the woods offered promise for new adventures and places to explore when the ground dries out. The fifteen foot waterfall cascading over the dam that created Choate Pond is the first thing you see as you drive into the parking lot. We circled the pond on the packed dirt path, an easy walk for grandmothers and a little girl in a stroller. Along the way we saw a well-equipped playground, and several sandboxes with toys at the ready for children with lots of energy. A charming stone turtle, “Choatie,” rested in the center of one of the sand piles, just the right size for children to climb on to take a slow ride. Tennis courts, a volleyball court and ball fields make Choate Park a center for recreational activities in Medway. Continue reading

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