[dead link]Crane Beach, Argilla Road, ☎ +1 978-356-4354, e-mail: email@example.com. 8AM-dusk. A 1200 acre reservation of beachfront, dunes and maritime forests with 5.5 miles of raised boardwalk trails. Crane Beach's annual sand sculpture competition "Sandblast!" is held every August. In-season: Lifeguards and rangers, bike rack, bathhouses with toilets and changing area, outside showers, Store (refreshments and merchandise), picnic tables, drinking water fountains, transportation for mobility-impaired and challenged visitors. Off-season: portable toilets.
Willowdale State Park, Linebrook Road (Main entrance off of Route 1 near Hood Pond), ☎ +1 978 887-5931. Hiking, mountain biking and cross-country skiing on 40 miles of trails, fishing and boating on Hood Pond.
Ipswich375.org. Ipswich celebrated its 375th Anniversary with special events, talks, tours, outdoor activities, and performances that recognize and promote the town’s rich heritage, diversity, and community, and persuade visitors to discover historic Ipswich in 2009.