If you’re looking for a place to walk your dog or explore the woods with your kids, Davis Park is a nice destination for Acushnet residents. Its location close to the New Bedford Reservoir means these forests protect clean water in the Acushnet River.
From the on-street parking at the end of Lantern Lane, the path at Davis Park meanders just over a quarter mile through the forest. The easy trail is a good getaway for anybody seeking a brief walk through nature.
Habitats & Wildlife
The upland forest habitat at Davis Park supports wildlife like deer, chipmunks, and squirrels. These woods are also home to birds such as turkeys, hawks, cardinals, black-capped chickadees, and blue jays.