- Canoe or kayak the rivers of Concord.
- Hike the conservation land trails and the Minuteman National Park.
- Swim and picnic at Walden Pond.
- Bike on wonderful paths, the Minuteman bikeway, and the lovely roads of the town.
- For fun family area activities, go to www.gocitykids.com.
93 Thoreau Street
(across from Commuter Rail)
|Bike Rentals – Mountain and Hybrid Rentals $25 per day – Road Bike Rentals – $45 per day – Helmet and lock rentals – $10 per day. Mon-Fri, 10 am – 7 pm; Sat, 9 am – 6 pm; Sun, 12 noon – 5 pm.|
|Boston Minuteman Campground
264 Ayer Road, Littleton
25 mins, West of Concord off Rt. 2
|Family campground with heated pool, convenience store, modern restrooms/showers, recreation hall. Volleyball, horseshoes and playground, Wooded campsites. Seasonal – open end of April through mid-October.|
|Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary
208 S. Great Road, Lincoln
|Explore the fields and forest of Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary and visit the farmyard complete with pigs, sheep, goats, cows, and more. Daily activities. Walk the trails to the top of the drumlin for a great view. Stop by our seasonal farm stand for sustainably grown foods. Tuesday-Sunday year-round, except Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day. Nature Center Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. March 1-October 31; 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. November 1-February 28. Trails: Open only when the nature center is open.|
|Great Brook Farm State Park
Lowell Road, Carlisle
|950-acre park with hiking trails, open meadows, scenic ponds. Hiking, picnicking, canoeing, fishing, croiss-country skiing. Working dairy farm with seasonal ice cream stand. Open daily dawn to dusk.|
|Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
From Concord, 1 mile East on Route 62,
then left on Monsen Road
|253 acres on the banks of the Concord River where wildlife may be observed from refuge dikes. Walking trails, wheel chair accessible, pets on leash. Open daily, year round, daylight hours. Free.|
|Nashoba Brook Wildlife Santuary
|This mostly wooded sanctuary consists of two parcels. Mass Audubon’s 43-acre Concord Road section features a short trail that loops through pine-oak and wetland habitat and past Vine Brook, a bog, and a pond. On the second Nashoba Brook parcel, a more extensive recreational trail meanders among fields and forest and along Nonset Brook. Open daily, dawn to dusk.|
|Nashoba Valley Ski Area
|Family Skiing – Off of 2A, just West of Concord – 7 days and nights a week – Skiing, snow boarding and snow tubing. Lessons available. Fun for all ages and abilities. Outlook Restaurant and Lounge. Ski and Stay packages available.|
|River Cruises on the Concord and Sudbury
Main Street, Concord
|Relax while cruising on the Concord and Sudbury Rivers – enjoying a unique dining experience aboard a pontoon boat. Breakfast, Lunch, High Tea and Dinner cruises available by reservation. Season is May 1 through October 31.|
|South Bridge Boat House
496 Main Street, Concord
|Canoe and kayak rentals – offers direct access to 18 miles of the Concord River and is within easy paddling distance of the Sudbury River, Assabet River, and the Old North Bridge. Open Mon. through Fri. from 10:00 a.m. to sunset, and on Sat., Sun., and holidays from 9:00 a.m. to sunset. Rentals for canoes $13 per hour, weekdays; $15 per hour weekends and holidays. Kayaks available for $15 singles, $17 doubles.|
|Walden Pond State Reservation
Route 119, Concord
|Non-motorized boating, cross-country skiing, fishing, hiking, swimming. Open daily, dawn to dusk.|
|Wyman’s Beach Family Campground
48 Wyman’s Beach Road
Westford – ½ hour West of Concord
|Family campground on a crystal-clear lake. Lake is stocked with trout. Canoeing and non-motorized boating permitted. Two sandy beaches. Many wooded sites with water/electric hookups. Baseball, horseshoes, shuffleboard, volleyball, basketball, bocce. Restrooms with showers. Convenience store. Daily activities for children. Seasonal – Early May through early October.|