Outdoors

Adventure. It’s what our founders did, and it’s still out there for anyone who seeks it. What will you discover? Click the filter categories to start your journey.

 
Charlotte Forten Park
Salem’s newest green space honors the legacy of Charlotte Forten, an abolitionist, women’s right’s activist, and Salem State University’s first African-American graduate. The roughly 25,000...
 
Forest River Park
Forest River Park
With lots of trees, a dazzling view of the harbor, bike paths, picnic areas, two beaches, a playground, swimming pool, a baseball field, and even...
 
Salem Common
Salem Common
Right in the heart of downtown Salem, this grassy green 8-acre public park has been a common area since the 17th Century. Great for picnics,...
 
Salem Willows
Salem Willows
The Salem Willows is a scenic, seaside public park. One of Salem’s Treasures, Salem Willows is a great way to spend the day. With a...
 
Salem Woods
Salem Woods
Recognized by the Massachusetts Historical Commission and once used as a “common land” for pasturage of livestock in colonial times, the Salem Woods is now...
 
Winter Island Park
Winter Island Park
Come explore Winter Island! RV and tent camping, May 20-November 1. Walking tours of Winter Island, camp and gift store, function hall, public beach with...