Looking for a new COVID-safe activity (preferably one outdoors), we checked out a cranberry bog last week.
The Ocean Spray Cranberry Bog, as a matter of fact–located at Patriot Place in Foxboro, of all places, directly behind the Bass Pro Shop.
It consists of a half-mile trail that takes one through some woods…
…and voilà! A cranberry bog. Though mid-July is decidedly not cranberry season.
However, it was the kind of pastoral, sparsely-attended space we were looking for, along with less than a dozen other mostly socially distanced attendees (including multiple dog-walkers.)
Someone even left behind a rosary.
A river runs through this hidden, lovely space.
I enjoyed the numerous textures on display. Particularly all the lily pads:
We’ll be back to the bog in Autumn for the foliage and presumably, some cranberries.