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Ashland, Massachusetts

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  • Medford, Massachusetts

    Hike Southern Middlesex Fells Loop

    4.7
    3.5 mi / 756 ft gain
    Park in the parking area near Bellevue Pond. There are multiple entrances to the reservation (some closer to the reservoir itself than others). I have spent days in there hiking around and never seeing the water and there are days when I just hiked right in to the water and sat and enjoyed it. Th...
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  • Boston, Massachusetts

    Freedom Trail

    4.7
    2.9 mi / 121 ft gain
    Park along the trail and then hop on. The Freedom Trail allows you to not only see the most beautiful parts of Boston (which is an absolutely gorgeous city) but you can learn some history too! Head off the trail a bit to explore the Charles River, the waterfront near the aquarium and picturesque ...
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  • Westford, Massachusetts

    Stone Arch Bridge

    2.19 mi / 197 ft gain
    Stone Arch Bridge is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Westford, Massachusetts.
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  • Quincy, Massachusetts

    Hike The Skyline Trail at Blue Hills

    4.0
    12.7 mi / 2542 ft gain
    Park in the lot across from Batterymarch Rd off of Willard St. Access the Skyline trail from here, it is marked blue. Follow the signs. The trails in Blue Hills are perfect for training for backpacking because they are so steep and rocky. I would fill up a big pack and take the skyline trail up t...
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  • Douglas, Massachusetts

    Hike the Coffeehouse Loop, Douglas State Forest

    3.0
    2.2 mi / 500 ft gain
    Douglas State Forest is located off of Rte 16 in south central Massachusetts. To access trails and the lake, head to the parking area on Wallum Lake Park Road. From the parking lot, you can access the Coffeehouse Loop Trail, as well as a few other shorter trails by the lake. The Coffeehouse Loop ...
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  • Groton, Massachusetts

    Catch a Sunset at Gilbert Hill

    5.0
    1 mi
    From Rt. I-495 Exit 31, Gibbert Hill has one of the greatest sunsets around Groton, MA area. You will see a lot of cows and even a castle. This is a very easy hike and a not so easy place to park, you have to leave you car on the side of the road, which is totally fine, I guess, it is easy.The wa...
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  • Westminster, Massachusetts

    Summit Mt. Wachusett via the West Side Trail

    5.0
    1.2 mi / 750 ft gain
    Set your GPS to Wachusett Mountain ski area. Coming from Rt. 2 turn onto Mile Hill Rd and look for your first right to take Bolton Rd. Take this road all the way until it intersects with West Princeton Rd. Turn left. and  drive down W Princeton Rd  for 1.2 miles and there should be a small parkin...
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  • Hull, Massachusetts

    Explore the Bunkers at Fort Revere

    Fort Revere is an 8-acre (3.2 ha) historic site situated on a small peninsula located in Hull, Massachusetts. It is situated on Telegraph Hill in Hull Village and contains the remains of two seacoast fortifications, one from the American Revolution and one that served 1898-1947. There are also a ...
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  • Andover, Massachusetts

    Haggetts Rail Trail to Haggetts Pond

    5.0
    2.08 mi / 16 ft gain
    Haggetts Rail Trail to Haggetts Pond is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Lawrence, Massachusetts.
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  • Providence, Rhode Island

    Hike The Neutaconkanut Trails

    5.0
    To enter the park, you first have to go through a field and past a baseball park. Next, you will see a high slope, you can either enter the trails through here or the stairs at the side. Some of the trails are overgrown and may have ticks or poison ivy so be careful. This place is good for kids a...
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  • Andover, Massachusetts

    Deer Jump Reservation Loop

    5.0
    2.09 mi / 171 ft gain
    Deer Jump Reservation Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Andover, Massachusetts.
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  • Hanson, Massachusetts

    Burrage Pond Indian Trail

    5.0
    3.39 mi / 194 ft gain
    Burrage Pond Indian Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Hanson, Massachusetts.
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  • Taunton, Massachusetts

    Kayak Lake Rico

    4.3
    Lake Rico is a decent sized lake located in East Taunton, MA. You can spend hours out kayaking and exploring. From the parking lot the lake looks pretty small but there is an opening towards the back that leads into three larger sections. There is also an island in the back that is great for sett...
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  • Norwell, Massachusetts

    Hike the Norris Reservation Loop

    2.4 mi / 60 ft gain
    Choose from multiple trails in Norris that offer beautiful views of the the North river and marshland. Great spot to do some trail running through the woods and see the river too. There is also a pond a short distance from the parking lot that offers a great fishing spot with a picnic table nearb...
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  • Ashburnham, Massachusetts

    Summit Mount Watatic via the Wapack Trail

    5.0
    3 mi / 800 ft gain
    Entering Mount Watatic in your GPS will take you to Rindge State Road (119), continue about two minutes down the road past where the GPS tells you. on the Right hand side you will will see a sign for Mount Watatic Parking area or just enter in coordinates: 42.696796, -71.904521 You will begin the...
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  • Milford, New Hampshire

    Granite Town Rail Trail

    13.24 mi / 761 ft gain
    Granite Town Rail Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Milford, New Hampshire.
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