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  • Planning your visit

    Plan your visit

    With a little advance planning, you can make your visit to Walden Pond more enjoyable.

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  • Watermelon Party

    History and Culture

    In the latter part of the 19th century, numerous projects were undertaken to make Walden Pond a public destination for recreation.

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  • Turtle

    Nature and Science

    Kingfishers, blackbirds, chickadees and red-tailed hawks can often be seen flying among the trees or over the water.

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  • Walden group

    For teachers

    The interpretive staff at Walden Pond offers a wide array of programs for visitors year-round.

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  • Walden Kettle Pond

    Support your park

    There are a number of ways you can support Walden Pond State Reservation.

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