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Poet's Seat Tower

Greenfield, MA
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Very nice vantage point

Came upon this unassuming tower and were impressed by its sense of peace and simplicity, very... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Worth a stop

We walked to Poet's Tower from downtown to take in the views. It's really pretty there and worth a... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
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“nice hike” (3 reviews)
“walk up” (4 reviews)
Greenfield, MA
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came upon this unassuming tower and were impressed by its sense of peace and simplicity, very calming and welcoming. One can only imagine poets, both then and now, visiting and gaining inspiration. Enjoyed the easy climb and expansive views of Greenfield.

Thank School_Admin413
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We walked to Poet's Tower from downtown to take in the views. It's really pretty there and worth a stop. Just make sure not to walk down the road to the left, that was the very long way back into town.

1  Thank Joanie881
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We've been here for exercise, for pre-wedding photo-ops, for lunch, sunset, always a nice spot. Overlooks the whole town and has a variety of trails in several directions. Interesting geology too.

1  Thank Mark B
Reviewed 15 February 2017

A treasure for we Greenfield locals! Hiking with my dog is my all time favorite activity, and this is my favorite place to do it!

Thank hubbydogme
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

When people are new to the Greenfield area, one of the first places I take them is Poet's Seat Tower. Stroll or drive to the tower's base and climb to the second or third level and feast your eyes on the panorama that unfolds below....More

Thank JoanneGarland
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Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

This stone tower had existed for nearly a century. It's easy to access with a simple drive and plenty of free parking at the tower. It's not handicapped accessible. There are several flights of cement stairs and each plateau offers a nice view of town....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Worth the hike and climb even in drizzly and cloudy weather. Limited parking. Each of the 4 levels provides a unique perspective.

Thank AmyGRochesterMN
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We found this wonderful spot outside Greenfield, MA, completely by accident. We decided to get off the freeway and take the back roads to Amherst on our way to visit Emily Dickinson's family estate. What a treasure to find Poet's Seat Tower! Free . ....More

Thank Janet M
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Poet's site Tower is a great place to sit and contemplate the beauty of the region. I like to go alone, contemplate and think about life ... Worth at least a quick visit.

Thank Hugo M
Reviewed 26 August 2016

An out of the way place for hiking, or just viewing the town of Greenfield. Not at all crowded, and one can climb to the top of the tower easily. There seem to be plenty of hiking trails and some benches where one could picnic.

Thank Nancy B
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