StoryWalk® Adventures

Enjoy a Story, Fresh Air and Exercise!
boy on bench

Just follow the trail and visit the laminated pages of the book posted along the route. A wonderful story is just ahead waiting for you.

Tips for Parents and Caregivers:

  • Stop at each page
  • Look at each picture
  • Read the story
  • Ask questions like, What do you see? or, What happens next?

StoryWalk® adventures are available at the following locations statewide:

The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library.  StoryWalk® is a registered service mark owned by Ms. Ferguson. This StoryWalk®  series is provided by Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation Interpretive Services.

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North Region

Revere Beach Reservation, 1 Eliot Circle, Revere, MA

Piping Plover Summer by Janet Riegle

Wed, April 20, Thurs, April 21, Fri, April 22, 10am-3pm

Read a story with your child during your self-guided walk at Revere beach! Discover the secrets of this protected shorebird which nests on beaches in the State of Massachusetts. Drop in any time.

Middlesex Fells Reservation, 7 Woodland Road, Stoneham, MA

Saturdays and Sundays Dawn to Dusk

Summer’s Flight, Pollen’s Delight by Flora C. Caputo

What a great way to combine reading, exercise, and family fun! Pollination helps grow our food, our flowers, and our plants. Many insects are involved in this important task, and you will be surprised at the different pollinators in our world. The walk begins at Greenwood Park, in Stoneham (across from the Stone Zoo), and will continue along the Crystal Springs Trail in an easy, 1/3-mile loop. Foster your child’s connection with nature as well as their literacy skills by participating in our StoryWalk® in the Fells! Storywalk® is set up at Greenwood Park, 176 Pond Street, Stoneham, across from Stone Zoo; self-guided. Dawn to dusk All are welcome, best for ages 3-5. The StoryWalk® is a collaboration of the Friends of the Middlesex Fells Reservation, MA Department of Conservation and Recreation, Mass in Motion, Medford Family Network and the North Suburban Child and Family Resource Network. The Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, Vermont and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library.

Maudslay State Park, 74 Curzon Mill Rd. Newburyport, MA

Saturdays and Sundays Dawn to Dusk

It’s Spring! by Linda Glaser is our spring break StoryWalk®.

What a great way to combine reading, exercise, and family fun! It's Spring! Celebrates the coming of spring and all that happens in our natural world during this important season. A child observes the arrival of spring and its effects on plants and animals. Foster your child's connection with nature as well as their reading skills by participating in our StoryWalk(R) at Maudslay! The walk begins at Hedge Drive just down from the headquarters building at 74 Curzon Mill Rd. The StoryWalk(R) Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. Southeastern Mass

Walden Pond State Reservation, 915 Walden Street, Concord 01742
Telephone (978)369-3254

Henry David Thoreau Bell Ringer for Justice, written and illustrated by Donna Marie Przybojewski.

West Region

Mount Greylock State Reservation

Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring by Kennard
Park

April 15 - June 1, 2022

Free for all ages. Suitable for young children.
Enjoy a story, fresh air and exercise! This self-guided walk
through the visitor center meadows features the childrens
book Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring by Kennard
Park. Just follow the meadow trail and visit the laminated
pages of the book posted along the path. A wonderful story is just ahead waiting for you, as you wander through our grassy, meadow paths on this very short, easy StoryWalk® stroll


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Contact

Phone

Main Office (617) 626-1250

Open M-F 9am-5pm

Address

Main Office
251 Causeway Street
9th Floor
Boston, MA 02114
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