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Day 224 Wompatuck State Park in Hingham MA

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Wompatuck State Park Hingham MA

If you are looking for a way to enjoy the outdoors this weekend, you should go to head down to Hinham.  Wompatuck State Park  is state park located in Hingham MA.  Rich in history, this land was originally the property of Indian chief Josiah Wompatuck who deeded the land to English Settlers in 1665. During WWII and the Korean War it served as an ammunitions depot for the U.S. military.

The almost 4,000 arce state park has all your reacreation needs in mind!  They have a mountain biking trails as well as they are great place to do off road running.   Plenty of walking trials and dogs are invited to the park as well.  Fishing is available at the Cohasset Reservoir.   A fun place to get some activity with the kids or doing some training.

You can also go Geocaching within Wompatuck State park . Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunting game played throughout the world by adventure seekers equipped with GPS devices. The basic idea is to locate hidden containers, called geocaches, outdoors and then share your experiences online. Geocaching is enjoyed by people from all age groups, with a strong sense of community and support for the environment. Currently there are 30 to find in Wompatuck listed on the “free” Geocaching site.  Other caches may be available to “premium” members.

Geocaching will get you into the great outdoors of Wompatuck and will lead you to interesting locations throughout the park.  Some are incredibly fascinating, some are incredibly beautiful, and some are just plain fun! This is a great  kids  activity!  Get out there and enjoy your park!

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