Type: Nature Trail
Length: 0.50 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Bicycling (on pavement), Bicycling (off pavement), Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running, Roller/Inline Skating, Snow - Cross-country Skiing
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No
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Location: At Saugus Iron Works NHS about 10 mi. N of Boston.
Latitude: 42.46875 Longitude: -71.00717
From I95 N or S take Walnut St. exit (43). Go E towards Lynn and follow NPS brown signs 3.5 miles. From Route 1 N. Take Main St. , Saugus exit and follow signs east. Public bus #430 runs daily (not Sun) from Malden subway stop (Orange Line). 10 Miles N of Boston.
The Saugus Iron Works NHS Nature Trail traverses the historic site and adjacent riverside woodlands. The trail overlooks the Saugus River, tidal mudflats and other wetlands, and includes dramatic scenic vistas of the restored 17th - century iron works site at Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site.
Width: 36 inches.
Primary Surface: Soil, Compacted
Secondary Surface: Wood chips
Average Grade: 2%
Elevation Low Point: 15
Elevation High Point: 25
Year Designated: 1989
Supporting Webpages and DocumentsWebsite: Saugus Iron Works NHS
For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.
Supervisory Park Ranger
National Park Service
244 Central Ave.
Saugus , MA 01906
Natural Resource Program Manager
Saugus Iron Works NHS
244 Central St.
Saugus , MA 1906
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