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The natural beauty that drew settlers here in colonial times still exists in Haverhill. Along the river, eagles feather their nests, runners and hikers find renewed strength, and boaters navigate the winding path that leads to Newburyport and the Atlantic Ocean. Contemporary residential estates share East Haverhill’s Riverfront with farmhouses that date back to the 1600s.

Businesses are relocating in this northeastern Massachusetts city. Entrepreneur s are converting the historic mills to other uses, including an exciting “Cyber-District” that encompasses 8-10 city blocks and is poised to become the Cyber City of the Northeast for computer-related companies.

More than 58,000 people call Haverhill home and it’s easy to see why. The friendly downtown is a hub of activity, while a short drive transports you to Haverhill’s quiet, picturesque farms and lakes. In 1995, Money Magazine named Greater Haverhill the best area t o live in the Northeast. The balance between old and new, rural and urban is central to what makes Haverhill a remarkable place to visit.


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Athletic Activities

Haverhill boasts many recreational opportunities, year ’round. Celebrate spring while you improve your swing on one of Haverhill’s four 18-hole golf courses. Dive into summer’s cool waters or learn to sail at Lake Saltonstall. Hike trails along the Merrimack River on a crisp fall day as Nature dazzles you with red, orange, and yellow leaves against a clear blue New England sky. Schuss down the slopes on skis or snowboard under the bright winter sun at a local ski area.

Eight lakes and ponds attract fishermen during the warm months and become playgrounds for figure skaters and hockey players in the winter. Joggers and horseback riders explore miles of beautiful trails at Winnekenni Basin and Recreational Area. Haverhill’s strong sense of community spirit is clearly heard from the spectators at baseball, softball, soccer and football games played on the many well-manicured fields across the city.

And community groups show their pride in Haverhill’s many parks by “adopting” areas through the Brightside beautification program.

Move indoors and you’ll see people from throughout Greater Haverhill working out at Cedardale Health & Fitness, the largest indoor-outdoor athletic club in New England, perfecting “figure eights” at the roller and ice skating rinks or enjoying a championship game of bowling.

Downtown, The Heartbeat of Haverhill

Washington Square captures the pulse of what’s happening in Haverhill. It’s where residents catch up with each other-at the post office, stores, banks, restaurants and taverns.

Antique collectors hunt for treasures at the antique market-place then explore
the extending numerous antique shops that dot the city. Shoppers browse the growing number of specialty stores that reside in the city’s brick-walled business district.

Downtown Haverhill is home to restaurants offering many types of cuisine, from Italian to traditional American pub fare. You can grab a quick lunch or linger over a quiet dinner while enjoying a pleasant river view.