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StoryWalk® Adventures

Enjoy a Story, Fresh Air and Exercise!
storybook trail

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

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

Great Falls Discovery Center, 2 Avenue A, Turners Falls, MA 01376
(413) 863-3221

November 12 through January 4

Thanks to the Animals, by Allen Sockabasin
Enjoy a story, fresh air, and exercise! Join us on the grounds of the center for a FREE self-guided StoryWalk® featuring the childrens picture book, Thanks to the Animals. For young readers ages 6-8 and anyone grateful for wildlife, family, and story-telling. Follow the path to book pages posted along the route. A won-derful story

South Region

Little otter book

Blue Hills Trailside Museum 1904 Canton Ave, Milton 02186
(617) 333-0690

Available daily from 8:00am to 4:00pm through Thanksgiving in the outdoor exhibit area

As we welcome the otter back to its new home, enjoy the StoryWalk® “Little Otter Learns to Swim” with your family. Written by Artie Knapp and illustrated by Guy Hobbs, this endearing and beautifully illustrated picture book follows a baby river otter as she learns to swim, dive, and play in her natural habitat. This StoryWalk® is trilingual – in English, Spanish, and French. No admission fee for accessing outdoor exhibits including the StoryWalk®. Co-sponsored by the DCR, Blue Hills Trailside Museum, and the Milton Early Childhood Alliance.

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Main Office (617) 626-1250

Open M-F 9am-5pm


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