Appleton Farms

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658 acres of wide open fields and active agriculture, including livestock, hay and produce.  Meandering farm roads and working farm yards are surrounded by ancient trees and beautiful views.  Also connects to Appleton Farms Grass Rides, New England Biolabs, and Pingree Reservation.


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  • Walking
  • Running
  • XC-Skiing
  • Snowshoeing
  • Horseback Riding
  • No Dogs
  • No Mountain Bikes


  • Trustees Members: FREE
  • Nonmembers: $3
  • Permits required from the Essex County Trail Association for horseback riding or horse carriage driving
  • No dogs permitted at Appleton Farms, though they are permitted at Appleton Farms Grass Rides, which has an entrance and parking area on Highland Street


Parking on Waldingfield Road, very near the corner of County Rd (1A) in Ipswich.


The Trustees of Reservations

More Information:

Visit the Appleton Farms page at the Trustees web site for more information.
See points of interest at Appleton Farms & Appleton Farms Grass Rides at

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AF tree trail