Asbury St., Topsfield
This 721-acre former estate features pine needled
paths, acres of sunny rolling meadows and spectacular rhododendrons
which line old carriage roads. Peak bloom is usually in mid-June.
Bradley Palmer was a noted attorney of the early
1900s who represented Sinclair Oil in the Teapot Dome Scandal and
President Wilson at the Versailles Peace Conference after the First
Palmer’s stately Arts and Crafts mansion has been rehabilitated by Willowdale Estate in return for credit towards a long term lease through DCR’s Historic Curatorship Program. Willowdale Estate operates the property as an elegant wedding and events center with overnight facilities.
Hunting is allowed at Cleveland
Archery hunting only at Prospect Hill.
No rentals of horses or equipment available.
Summer Use Winter Use
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Bradley Palmer State Park is located in north-eastern Massachusetts.
From North or South: Take Rte. 1 to Topsfield, right on Ipswich Rd., right on Asbury St.
From Newbury Port: Take Route 1 south to Topsfield (approximately 8 miles). Turn left onto Ipswich Road at set of lights. Follow Ipswich Road 1.2 miles then take a right onto Asbury Street. The park entrance is located approximately ¼ mile on the left.