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FUN WITH 3D PENS & LITTLEBITS TECH KITS at Saugus Public Library
September 28, 2017 (3:00 pm)

CREATURE FEATURE AT BREAKHEART
September 29, 2017 (3:00 pm)

PUMPKIN PATCH at First Congregational Church UCC
September 30, 2017 (9:00 am)

SAUGUS RIVER WATERSHED COUNCIL hosts a table at Breakheart Fall Festival
September 30, 2017 (10:00 am)

BREAKHEART FALL FESTIVAL
September 30, 2017 (10:00 am)

SAVE'S "NEW TO YOU" SWAP at Breakheart Fall Festival
September 30, 2017 (10:00 am)

SHS Class of 1977 CLASS REUNION
September 30, 2017 (7:00 pm)

SAUGUS FARMER'S MARKET
October 3, 2017 (9:00 am)

FUN WITH 3D PENS & LITTLEBITS TECH KITS at Saugus Public Library
October 5, 2017 (3:00 pm)

SAUGUS FARMER'S MARKET
October 10, 2017 (9:00 am)

BOOK GROUP at Saugus Public Library
October 11, 2017 (6:00 pm)

FUN WITH 3D PENS & LITTLEBITS TECH KITS at Saugus Public Library
October 12, 2017 (3:00 pm)

MANGA WORKSHOP FOR TEENS at Saugus Public Library
October 12, 2017 (4:00 pm)

FUN WITH 3D PENS & LITTLEBITS TECH KITS at Saugus Public Library
October 19, 2017 (3:00 pm)

Saugus Public Library ANNUAL GALA
October 21, 2017 (7:00 pm)

CANDIDATES NIGHT sponsored by SAVE
October 23, 2017 (7:00 pm)

FUN WITH 3D PENS & LITTLEBITS TECH KITS at Saugus Public Library
October 26, 2017 (3:00 pm)

FUN WITH 3D PENS & LITTLEBITS TECH KITS at Saugus Public Library
November 2, 2017 (3:00 pm)

FUN WITH 3D PENS & LITTLEBITS TECH KITS at Saugus Public Library
November 9, 2017 (3:00 pm)

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Directions to Breakheart Reservation:
From north or south:
Take Rte. 1 to Lynn Fells Parkway exit, follow Lynn Fells Parkway a short distance,
(in vicinity of Target, Marshall's, across from Petrie's Florist),
take a right onto Forest Street. 
The
Park entrance is after Kasabuski Ice Skating Rink.

The park is open year-round from dawn to dusk. 

Breakheart Reservation is a 640-acre hardwood forest with jagged, rocky
outcroppings, two fresh-water lakes, and a rambling section of the
Saugus River. 
Seven rocky hills, over 200
feet high, provide vistas of
Boston, southern New Hampshire
and central
Massachusetts.  An extensive
trail system through the woodlands guides
visitors to various areas of the
reservation.  Fishing in Silver and Pearce Lakes, hiking
the trails and
bird watching by the Saugus River are popular year-round activities.

The reservation is closed to vehicles year round, providing a fresh air
atmosphere for visitors. 
Parking is available at the Forest Street
parking
lot in Saugus,
and the Northeast Vocational School parking lot in Wakefield.

The supervised swimming area at Pearce Lake, one of the few fresh- water
swimming spots north of Boston, draws crowds in the summer. 

In addition
to its natural resources, the reservation has a
rich cultural history.

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Breakheart Reservation 2017 Programs & Events

Many events at Breakheart are co-sponsored by MA DCR
and the Friends of Breakheart Reservation & Camp Nihan

All events, programs and activities are subject to change.
Please take a moment to call ahead to confirm.

(781) 233 - 0834 

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2017 Interpretive Programs
All programs are FREE and Open to the Public.  An adult must accompany children.
For more information contact Jason (617) 727-5380 ext.406



Creature Feature  - appropriate for ages 3+
Friday September 15
Friday September 29
3:00 to 3:30 pm
What animals call these woods home?  
Come to the visitor center to learn about them –
a different animal every time.
 There will be a
presentation with artifacts followed by an activity.
Meet at Christopher P. Dunne Visitor Center
177 Forest Street, Saugus, MA 01906


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2017 Navy Band Annual Concert at Breakheart
September 24   from  12:00 noon to 2:00 pm
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They're back by popular demand!  
The Friends sponsor our third summer concert. 
Join us as we sing and dance outside to patriotic, popular,
and classic tunes by the wonderful Navy Band in uniform. 
Free to the public.  Location: Gazebo

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2017 Breakheart FALL FESTIVAL ~ Come join the FUN!

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September 30  from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

It's our Annual Fall Festival!   
Live Bluegrass music, Build a scarecrow, Face painting,
Mounted Patrol, K-9 Unit, DCR big trucks, Smokey the Bear,
Candy in the hay, Arts & crafts, Cider press, Decorate Pumpkins...
Hot Dogs, Treats & more

Co-sponsored by the Friends of Breakheart

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2017 Annual Turkey Trot at Breakheart
November 19  from 10:00 am - 12:00 noon
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Join us for the popular annual run! 
Turkeys will be awarded to fastest male/female runners. 
Costumes appreciated, but optional!

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2017 Visit with Santa at Breakheart
December 3  from 12:00 noon to 2:00 pm
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Santa returns to the Visitors Center to brighten the season for young & old. 
Please join us for Santa & refreshments by the crackling fireplace.


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2017 Ranger Dan’s Nature Hikes

Sundays  from 12:00 to 1:30 pm

Please confirm with Breakheart staff  (781) 233 - 0834
to make sure Walk has not been cancelled due to weather.

Join Ranger Dan to explore Breakheart Reservation
on a family-friendly hike through the park.

Meet at Dunne Visitor Center, 177 Forest Street, Saugus
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For information please call (781) 233-0834

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For additional information about the many FREE programs

offered in State Parks, please visit
MA DCR website or  call (781) 233 - 0834 


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Breakheart Offers Trails for Hiking, Walking, and Jogging

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Map of Breakheart Trails

Color Map of Breakheart Trails


Information on Breakheart Trails



Healthy Heart Trails
DCR is excited to promote the Healthy Heart Trails initiative to promote better health.
Over 50 trails will be designated statewide in the hope Massachusetts residents will
make them part of their regular exercise routine.
Healthy HeartTrails measure approximately 1.5 miles or less in length and are easy to moderate.

The Fox Run Trail to Saugus River Trail at Breakheart is designated a Healthy Heart Trail.
The trail begins off the main parking lot near the visitor center. (1.4 miles - Moderate)


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Breakheart is a great place for you and your dog
to go for a long, healthy walk.


Just remember to bring a leash and please pick up after your dog.
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Picking up after your dog is a service YOU can do for the community.

To learn how your actions impact us all, please read:
A message from Earl, the pooper scooper hound - click here

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Breakheart Reservation Dog Park - Bark Place
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Bark Place is the only area in Breakheart Reservation where dogs are allowed off leash,
and
is reserved exclusively for the
use of dogs and their people.

More About Bark Place
click here

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