Hike the Ward Trail

Ward Trail Parking Area - Search Nearby - Added by The Outbound Collective

Deep green forest, mellow grassland, scenic outlooks, charming pond, dainty wildflowers, and a sundial. The Ward Trail is a gem in the Massachusetts wilderness, simply a must-do hike. 

From I-93 Exit 41, take Rt. 125 North 5 mi. Turn right onto Prospect Rd. and follow for 0.3 mi. to entrance and parking (15 cars) on right. 
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From Rt. I-495 Exit 42, take Rt. 114 East 1.7 mi. Turn right onto Rt. 125 South and follow for 1.6 mi. Turn left onto Prospect Rd. Continue as above.

Dogs can use this trail which is accessible year-round. There is a $5 park fee. 

Trail map:http://www.thetrustees.org/ass...
Directions and map from: http://www.thetrustees.org/pla...

Photos: spablab

Distance

3.6 Miles RT

Elevation Gain

321 ft Gain

Type

Loop

Activities

Hiking

Dog Friendly
Family Friendly
Forest
Scenic
Wildflowers

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We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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