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The Best Hiking in Ipswich

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Top hiking spots in and near Ipswich

  • Ipswich, Massachusetts

    Willowdale State Forest Loop from Linebrook Road

    3.6 mi / 148 ft gain
    Willowdale State Forest Loop from Linebrook Road is a loop trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Ipswich, Massachusetts.
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  • Ipswich, Massachusetts

    Root Canal, Turtle Hill, Nuke Dumb and Snake Trail

    7.19 mi / 361 ft gain
    Root Canal, Turtle Hill, Nuke Dumb and Snake Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near South Hamilton, Massachusetts.
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  • Ipswich, Massachusetts

    Steep Hill Beach and Crane Beach Loop

    5.89 mi / 203 ft gain
    Steep Hill Beach and Crane Beach Loop is a loop trail with scenic views of Ipswich Bay located near Ipswich, Massachusetts. Dogs not permitted.
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  • Ipswich, Massachusetts

    Crane Beach Loop

    3.04 mi / 66 ft gain
    Crane Beach Loop is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Ipswich, Massachusetts.
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  • Topsfield, Massachusetts

    Blueberry Hill and Moon Hill Loop

    2.64 mi / 292 ft gain
    Blueberry Hill and Moon Hill Loop is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Topsfield, Massachusetts.
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  • Ipswich, Massachusetts

    Crane Beach Dunes

    1.49 mi / 30 ft gain
    Crane Beach Dunes is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Ipswich, Massachusetts.
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  • Topsfield, Massachusetts

    Moon Hill Loop via Bay Circuit Trail

    2.33 mi / 164 ft gain
    Moon Hill Loop via Bay Circuit Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Topsfield, Massachusetts.
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  • Ipswich, Massachusetts

    Bar Head Trail

    0.56 mi / 7 ft gain
    Bar Head Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Ipswich, Massachusetts.
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  • Newbury, Massachusetts

    Hellcat Dunes Loop

    4.5
    0.98 mi / 20 ft gain
    Park in the parking area off of Refuge Rd. Take the Dunes Trail, a boardwalk path for the ~1-mile loop. Enjoy the views from an observation deck on three-story-high dunes. This trail is accessible from April-October.
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  • Topsfield, Massachusetts

    Rockery Trail

    0.85 mi / 89 ft gain
    Rockery Trail is a loop trail that takes you by the lake located near Topsfield, Massachusetts.
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  • Topsfield, Massachusetts

    Hike the Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary Trail

    5.0
    1.3 mi / 75 ft gain
    Park in the Ipswitch River Wildlife Sanctuary parking lot at the end of Perkins Row.  You can turn left on Rockery Trail or right on Innermost Trail for this 3.5-mile loop. Boardwalk trail makes this hike accessible for all levels. Dogs are not allowed. 
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  • Hamilton, Massachusetts

    Round Pond, Coy Pond, Gravelly Pond Loop

    4.15 mi / 361 ft gain
    Round Pond, Coy Pond, Gravelly Pond Loop is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near South Hamilton, Massachusetts.
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  • Essex, Massachusetts

    Homestead and Bear's Den Trail

    3.01 mi / 200 ft gain
    Homestead and Bear's Den Trail is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Essex, Massachusetts.
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  • Essex, Massachusetts

    Homestead Trail

    2.46 mi / 157 ft gain
    Homestead Trail is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Essex, Massachusetts.
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  • Newbury, Massachusetts

    Ridge Trail and North Loop Trail

    1.51 mi / 151 ft gain
    Ridge Trail and North Loop Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Newbury, Massachusetts.
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  • Essex, Massachusetts

    Prospect Ledge, Bear's Den Pulpit Rock Trail Loop

    3.81 mi / 331 ft gain
    Prospect Ledge, Bear's Den Pulpit Rock Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by the lake located near Manchester, Massachusetts.
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