Nature & Outdoors

Woodsom Farm in Amesbury

With plenty of scenic spots to see, get out and explore the fantastic outdoor spaces Amesbury has to offer!

Alliance Park

Located on Main Street, this park along the Merrimack River was named for a historic frigate built nearby in the 1700s commemorating the alliance between France and America.

Amesbury Town Forest

Amesbury Town Park

Located on Friend Street and Highland Street. This recently remodeled playground is a great place for kids. The park is also home to a disc golf course, a skatepark, baseball field, basketball court, and skating rink in the winter. During the summer, kids can enjoy the new splash park which features multiple water spraying features including buckets that dump water from overhead. The spray pad is available from 8 am to 6 pm from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Batchelder Park

Batchelder Park is a small grassy area at the top of Powow Hill, or Po Hill as the locals call it, with some parking available, and great views out to the Atlantic Ocean and Maine. For those wanting to hike, there are many trails that go down the hill.

Battis Farm

Battis Farm is located on South Hampton Road, leading to the Camp Kent Environmental Center. With around 50 acres of land, Battis Farm is also home to a community garden.

Cider Hill Farm

This great space is perfect for picking fruits, vegetables, and berries. Home of the famous Cider Hill donuts! » View More

Collins Street Park

This recently renovated neighborhood playground on Collins Street has play structures and a softball field to enjoy.


Lake Attitash

Lake Gardner

This public beach is great for swimming or kayaking, with its entrance with parking on High Street. The beach is open year-round, but bathroom and changing room facilities, as well as lifeguards, are only available during the summer months.

Lower Millyard

This is the site of the new Heritage Park.

Riverwalk Trail

This is a paved 1.3 mile trail that goes from the Lower Millyard on Water Street to Carriagetown Marketplace.

Upper Millyard

Enjoy the rushing waters of the waterfall located downtown with an outdoor amphitheater.

Woodsom Farm

Take advantage of the trails and wide open space as a public place to bring your dog or kids. This land is also the center for the 4th of July fireworks as well as other events, and is great for sledding in the winter. Woodsom Farm has two sides separated by Lions Mouth Road.