Tour of The Babson Boulders In Dogtown

Come see the famous Babson Boulders with inspirational sayings carved by Cape Ann stonecutters during the Depression. Hear some of the history of the Boulders, Roger Babson and of Dogtown. Participants should be prepared to walk on rough trails for approximately 2-3 miles.

Special Instructions: 

This will be a hike of roughly 2 to 2 1/2 miles and good walking shoes are recommended. Please do not bring dogs, as we occasionally see hunters in Dogtown.

Facility Features: 


Cherry St / Dogtown Common Entrance, Gloucester, MA, 01930

Driving Directions: 

Rte-128 North to Gloucester and the first rotary (Grant Circle). Take the exit to Rte- 127/Annisquam (Washington St). Follow Washington St. to Reynard St. on your right (about 1 mile). Turn right onto Reynard St, then left onto Cherry St. at the end of Reynard St. Follow Cherry St. a short distance to the entrance to Dogtown Common on your right (there will be a brown sign). Drive up the hill to a parking area with a sign; you may also park along the road. Park on the right side of the road only. From Gloucester / Rockport, go to the Grant Circle and follow the above directions.