Ipswich has 15 square miles of open space, 45% of the total, and 73 miles of public trails.
The major open space properties in Ipswich are: Willowdale State Forest , Crane Estate , Parker River National Wildlife Refuge , Dow / Bull Brook Reservoir Lands , Appleton Farms , and Sandy Point State Reservation . There are 145 open space properties in total.
The largest open space landowners in Ipswich are: The Trustees of Reservations, DCR - Division of State Parks and Recreation, Town of Ipswich, United States Fish and Wildlife Service, and Essex County Greenbelt Association.
|Landowner||Properties||Area In Ipswich Acres|
|The Trustees of Reservations||9||2362|
|DCR - Division of State Parks and Recreation||13||2311|
|Town of Ipswich||66||1388|
|United States Fish and Wildlife Service||4||998|
|Essex County Greenbelt Association||20||350|
See all 54 landowners in Ipswich
|Landowner||Name||Type||Area In Ipswich Acres||Trails miles|
|DCR - Division of State Parks and Recreation||Willowdale State Forest||Recreation Ground||2193||38|
|The Trustees of Reservations||Crane Estate||Conservation||1504||12|
|United States Fish and Wildlife Service||Parker River National Wildlife Refuge||Conservation||989||8|
|Town of Ipswich||Dow / Bull Brook Reservoir Lands||Conservation||352||3|
|The Trustees of Reservations||Appleton Farms||Conservation||481||2|
|DCR - Division of State Parks and Recreation||Sandy Point State Reservation||Conservation||110||2|