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Lyman Reserve, Bourne

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Wildlife Area · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
The Lyman Reserve is a 210-acre (0.85 km2) nature reserve in Bourne, Plymouth and Wareham, Massachusetts and is managed by the Trustees of Reservations. There are 1.5 miles (2.4 km) of hiking trails, a beach and is in proximity to the Red Brook Reserve and Red Brook Wildlife Management Area. The area was formerly as private fishing camp, which sits at the mouth of Red Brook at Buttermilk Bay. It is home to one of the last remaining groups of sea-run brook trout ("salters") in the Eastern United States.
Red Brook was established as a preserve in 2001.
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  • We try to go walking somewhere different every weekend but we've been here a couple times now in different seasons. Very nice trails and if you're adventurous you can find unmarked trails to walk too.  more »
  • A nice easy walk in the woods gets you some scenic views of Buttermilk bay. Plenty of birds to check out when we visited at low tide. About 2 miles of trail total split between the south and north.....  more »
  • I love that you can see the train bridge from this trail.
  • I love this place. You'll probably not like it, so stay away.

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