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Midstate Trail Northbound: Round Meadow Pond to Blackburn Village

Westminster, Massachusetts

8.1 mi / 771 ft gain

Midstate Trail: Route 2 to Mile Hill Road

Westminster, Massachusetts

10 mi / 1499 ft gain

Wachuset Mountain via Old Mountain Trail and Semuhenna Trail

Westminster, Massachusetts

3.93 mi / 991 ft gain

Midstate Trail: Whitmanville to Winnekeag Lake

Westminster, Massachusetts

7.53 mi / 1010 ft gain

Wachusett Mountain via Balance Rock, Old Indian, and Semuhenna Trail

Westminster, Massachusetts

3.9 mi / 1001 ft gain

Wolf Rock Trail to Crow Hill to Redemption Rock to Wachusett Pop

Westminster, Massachusetts

9.13 mi / 1673 ft gain

Wachusett Mountain via North Road and Semuhenna Trails

Westminster, Massachusetts

3.38 mi / 712 ft gain

Redemption Rock to Crow Hill via Midstate Trail

Princeton, Massachusetts

3.36 mi / 653 ft gain

Crow Hill Ledges

Princeton, Massachusetts

2.73 mi / 581 ft gain

Places to stay

Athol, Massachusetts

Tully Lake Recreation Area (Ma)

Peterborough, New Hampshire

Edward Mac Dowell Lake Day Use Facilities

Lyndeborough, New Hampshire

Wally Meadows at Purgatory Falls

From $100 / night

Souhegan Serenade

From $150 / night

Litchfield, New Hampshire

Normanton Farms

From $100 / night

Charlton, Massachusetts

Buffumville Lake (Group Shelters)

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