Woodsom Farm

Woodsom Farm
222 Lions Mouth Road
Amesbury, MA 01913

Woodsom Farm was farmed as early as 1790, and at one time, was the largest dairy farm in Essex County. Hayfields, wetlands, woods, marshes and drumlins stretch across these 370 acres, bordered by the Powow River, and make the farm a scenic spot for walking, hiking, cross-country skiing and biking. Woodsom Farm is home to a diverse population of birds, including bobolinks, barn swallows, rock doves and meadowlarks. Species of Note: Bobolinks, rock doves, redwing blackbirds, mourning doves, meadowlarks and barn swallows. There were 41 different species (inlcuding unidentified warblers) seen on a June bird count. Habitats: Grasslands, marsh, hayfields, drumlin hills, pasture land. Size: 370 acres

Hours: 

year round, dawn to dusk.

Driving Directions: 

Approximately 2 miles east from the Amesbury's Market Square on Lions Mouth Road.

Site Notes & Advisories: 

Viewing Information: Multi use Town owned parcel. The barn and farmhouse are privately owned.

Flags: 

  • Family Friendly
  • Parking
  • Pet Friendly

Categories: 

  • Birding
  • Historic Resources
  • Natural Resources
  • Farms
  • Parks

Property Owner/Organization: 

Town of Amesbury
Essex Coastal Scenic Byway
Rail Trail
Rail Trail Trailhead