Tag Archives: Ravenswood Park

Woodland Winter Greens

I love the bold greens in the woods in winter – a constant reminder that spring is just around the corner.  Ravenswood Park is a beautiful place to walk, thanks to the generosity of Samuel E. Sawyer.   In 1889, Sawyer’s … Continue reading

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Snapshots from Liv

Our daughter Liv is heading back to NYC tomorrow. It’s been a joy having her home for nearly an entire week and I am surely going to miss her. Liv emailed several iPhone photos from her hike with Rosie yesterday … Continue reading

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More of Ravenswood Park

Here are two more shots from Ravenswood Park…

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Impressions of Ravenswood Park

The other day, a friend took me to Ravenswood Park for the first time.  Good thing I wasn’t alone, or I would probably have either gotten lost or missed out on some of the beautiful spots in the park! This … Continue reading

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What is this in Ravenswood.. how fun

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Ravenswood on an amazing January Day

Went up to Ravenswood on this beautiful January day and took Ledge Path and the view is so terrific..  the whole Park is great.

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I Still Don’t Believe I Live Here Series

 

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School vacation week on Cape Ann

From the Beacon From Ravenswood Park to Halibut Point to the Essex Shipbuilding Museum, there is plenty for kids and families to enjoy during school vacation week. Plus enjoy art, dance and cheerleading lessons as well. Here are some ideas: … Continue reading

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School vacation ‘exploration’: Trustees’ series kicks off Saturday

By Gail McCarthy Gloucester Daily Times Staff Writer The Trustees of Reservations are hosting a series of programs geared toward next week’s February school vacation, all based on a theme of “exploration.” Several of the programs will be held at … Continue reading

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Skiing in Ravenswood

Yesterday I spent the most peaceful morning cross-country skiing in Ravenswood Park. Although there were several cars in the parking lot, I saw only a handful of people on the trails. The sun and trees created giant shadows on the … Continue reading

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Know Your Place: Special events at Ravenswood Park

From the Beacon- The Trustees of Reservations is offering a series of events at Ravenswood Park in Gloucester: Sunday, Nov. 1, noon-2 p.m.: The new Education Center’s ExSKULLent Adventure. Families are welcome to join in the newest treasure hunt “Sweetbay … Continue reading

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February Vacation! Stuff to do with the Kids!

Plenty for parents to plan to do on vacation this month Parents and caregivers looking for activities for the children during school vacation week can choose from several offerings from local organizations. Here’s a short list of the activities offered  … Continue reading

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The Hermit of Ravenswood

BIRD CALLS PUNCTUATE THE AIR WHILE THE HUM OF A bee provides a soothing song. Only the train whistle permeates the serenity of Ravenswood Park, much the way it must have done for the “Hermit of Gloucester” a century ago. … Continue reading

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Winter in Gloucester

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