Walden Pond State Reservation

Walden Pond, a National Historic Landmark, boasts a variety of recreational activities and hiking trails to Thoreau’s historic house site. Visitors can swim, picnic, hike, canoe, rowboat, cross-country ski, or snowshoe at Walden Pond State Reservation. Pets are not permitted. Parking fee charged and all organized groups must make a reservation in advance. Park hours posted online and at the park.