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South of Boston

Two Mile Farm

Marshfield

68 acres

Winding North River

Follow cart paths and foot trails through resurgent woodlands and past stone walls to the broad meadows of the North River.

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Plan Your Visit
  • Overview
  • Ideas for Your Visit
  • Admission & Hours
  • Directions
  • What You'll Find
  • Property Map
  • Regulations & Advisories

Overview

Founded in 1640, Two Mile Farm gets its name from rights granted to the Town of Scituate, whose boundaries encompassed Two Mile Farm until 1788, to harvest salt hay “two miles along the river and half a mile inland on each side.”

Today, the North River has been designated a National Natural Landmark by the U.S. Department of Interior and a Scenic River by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Ideas for Your Visit

Experience the splendor of Two Mile Farm by embarking on trails that pass through white pine woodland, tracking the remains of old stone walls and former farm cart paths. Each trail slopes down to the marsh’s edge to afford a view of the grassy banks of the North River and the Stetson Meadows beyond. Follow the trail markers on the outer loop for views of the river and a dramatic change in landscape when you enter a hemlock forest.

Admission & Hours

Free to all.

Year-round, daily, sunrise to sunset. Allow a minimum of 1 hour.

Directions

Union Street
Marshfield, MA 02050

Get directions on Google Maps.

From Rt. 3, take Exit 12, Rt. 139 East toward Marshfield. Proceed 0.3 mi. to second set of traffic lights. Turn left onto Union St. and follow for 0.9 mi. to entrance and parking (6 cars) on left.

 

What You'll Find

Trails
1-mile loop trail. Easy walking.

Property Map

At present, a trail map is not available for Two Mile Reservation.

Regulations & Advisories

  • Dogs should be on a leash at all times. Please remove your dog’s waste from the property.
  • The Trustees reserves the right to photograph or video visitors and program participants for promotional use, and usage of our properties implies consent. Please review our photo and video policy.
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Property Acquisition History

Gift of Mrs. Gail E. Whelan in 1993. Endowment raised in 1995.

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See What People Say

Great place to walk or hike with your dog. Quiet, peaceful, lovely flat trail. Would go again. Definitely try it.

MargieOh , TripAdvisor

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