The Quiet Side of Patriot Place in Foxboro, Mass.
The Nature Trail and Ocean Spray Cranberry Bog at This Busy Shopping and Entertainment Complex Offers a Surprisingly Scenic Hiking Area
Article and photo by Eric H.
Don't instantly dismiss the idea if someone tells you to "go take a hike" at Patriot Place in Foxboro, Mass.
Patriot Place, with 1.3 million square feet of shopping and entertainment located at Gillette Stadium (home of the New England Patriots NFL football team), offers a highly
It's hard to believe that within the bustling Patriot Place and Route 1 regions that such a pristine, authentic slice of nature exists. In fact, once on the trail, all the familiar suburban noises -- most notably, traffic, and various sounds of machinery -- vanish as if you were in the heart of, say, the New Hampshire woodlands. It's one of the Boston area's most beautiful walks, and yet so close to all the wonderful shops and restaurants at Patriot Place. Now that's a winning combo in our books!
The Nature Trail and Cranberry Bog is located at the south entrance of Patriot Place, just before Bass Pro Shops. Follow signs for â€œThe Nature Trail at Patriot Place." Admission is free. The trail is open from dawn to dusk.
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