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Veasey Memorial Park is 47-acres of conservation land managed by the Town of Groveland's Conservation Commission. The historic buildings, with original features recalling days past, as well as the extensive grounds are available for events.

Enjoy the nature preserve's recreation area, forest, fields, and trail system. All of which are home to many wonderful animals, plants, insects, and birds. Boat access to Johnson's Pond is available for year-round fun and relaxation. Veasey Park has multiple picnic areas, car top boat access, and popular winter sledding hill. Veasey is also a good spot for star gazing and birding in the fields, woods, and along the freshwater shoreline.​

Visitor Information

The historic buildings at Veasey are closed to the public except during special tours, public events, and private events.  Please see rental information to learn more about renting the venue.

Hours:  Dawn to Dusk

Daily parking fees:  Free

Driving Directions

I-95 to exit 54 onto Rte-133/Georgetown. Follow straight through Georgetown center (turns into Rte-97) and enter into Groveland. Turn left onto Salem Street at the intersection. Turn left onto Washington Street. Veasey Park is over the large hill on the right.

From I-495: take the Haverhill exit for Rte-125 Ward Hill. Bear left off connector ramp to follow Rte-125 through Bradford. At the Bradford Common, bear right onto Church Street. Take a right onto Salem Street. Turn right onto Washington Street. Veasey Park is over the large hill on the right.

Turn at the large stone pillars by the canoe racks. There is a small lot by the canoe racks. For the Main Parking Area, continue up the driveway. After parking, ascend the stone stairway to the main buildings. The Upper Parking area is reserved for the elderly, disabled, or drop off only.

Since Veasey Park includes several major habitats, including: field, woodland, varied edges, pond and wetlands, the opportunities for birding are quite good. In addition, adjacent marshes and vernal pools, as well as the nearby Meadow Pond Conservation Area, help to increase the diversity of bird species.


Site Notes & Advisories: 

  • Family Friendly

  • Parking

  • Restrooms

  • Canoe and Kayak racks

  • Swing set

Park Activities

  • Hiking

  • Canoeing

  • Fishing

  • Snowshoeing

  • Educational programs

  • Wildlife viewing

  • Birding

  • Gardens

  • Picnic areas

  • Scenic views

  • Dog walking

    • Dogs must remain on-leash

    • Pick up and dispose of your dog’s waste


  • Private events

  • Weddings

  • Education programs and public events

Restrictions in Park with permit exceptions

  • No fires

  • No alcohol
  • No motorized vehicles on trails

  • No gas boats

  • No swimming

Dog Walking
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Nun's Hill in July
Veasey Park Main Building
Field of Butterflies & Lucile's Cottage
Field of Butterflies
Johnson's Pond - tree top summer camp
Goats to Go in Nun's Hill - Larry Elardo
Johnson's Pond
Engagement Photos, Lucile's Cottage in background
Driving Directions
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