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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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    • Chaplin, Connecticut

      Hike to Diana's Pool

      4.0
      1.3 mi / 45 ft gain
      The drive to Diana's Pool is worth it in an of itself, taking you through the backroads of Eastern Connecticut. To begin the hike just simply enter the woodland path and follow the trail. In order to go under the bridge just simply take the first left in the path and there will be a stream that f...
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    • Boston, Massachusetts

      Run the Jamaica Pond and Victorian Jamaica Plain Loop

      5.0
      1.5 mi / 95 ft gain
      Park in the Jamaica Pond parking area. You can go either direction on this loop trail, which is highly trafficked and dog-friendly. Keep a lookout for (and a respectful distance from) the wildlife that live here. The loop around Jamaica Pond itself is 1.5 miles. The best part about running in thi...
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    • Hopkinton, Rhode Island

      Hike to Long Pond & Ell Pond

      5.0
      5.7 mi
      Long & Ell Pond is a favorite hike at any time of the year, but it is not for the faint of heart (or small children)! The path immediately becomes more of a rock-scrambling adventure than a hike, but the views are so worth it.  This GPS address will lead you down a dirt road but you should ea...
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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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    • Acton, Massachusetts

      Hike the Pratt's Brook Conservation Area Loop

      4.0
      1.5 mi / 85 ft gain
      Park in the small parking area right before the trailhead. *Notice this parking area is small and only fits about 3-4 cars so prepare to find street parking on a busy day. You can punch in the coordinates to a GPS if you need help finding it: 42.4545482, -71.4358192.  The loop is very diverse wit...
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    • Concord, Massachusetts

      Hike around Walden Pond

      4.5
      1.69 mi / 45 ft gain
      Park in the lot ($8 for MA residents) by Walden Pond to access the trail, and head out either direction on the loop around the pond. Trail is accessible from April-October. 
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    • Mansfield, Connecticut

      Hike Nipmuck Trail

      5.0
      8.3 mi / 748 ft gain
      Nipmuck Trail is a 8.3 mile out and back hike that takes you past wildlife located near Mansfield Center, Connecticut.
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    • Newport, Rhode Island

      Take a Stroll on the Newport Cliff Walk

      4.6
      3.5 mi
      The 3.5 mile Cliff Walk is a National Recreation Trail in a National Historic District. I chose to start at the western end of Easton's or First Beach at Memorial Blvd. and walk south. The first two-thirds of the walk is very easy walking conditions. Parts of the southern half of the walk are...
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    • Jamestown, Rhode Island

      Explore Beavertail State Park

      5.0
      Rhode Island isn't exactly on everyone's map, I've even met strangers in other parts of the U.S. who have no idea where the tiniest state in the country is. It's usually lumped in with Connecticut and Massachusetts, but for us locals from little Rhody, Rhode Island is it's own world of adventure ...
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    • Newport, Rhode Island

      Explore the Castle Hill Lighthouse

      4.8
      Park at the Castle Hill Cove Marina and walk across the street. Follow the sidewalk left and you will see a small sign that states "Castle Hill Lighthouse" on your right. Follow the short well beaten path to the lighthouse. You will hear the waves crashing and smell the fresh ocean air. The li...
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    • Cambridge, Massachusetts

      Bike or Run on the Charles River Path

      5.0
      10 mi
      The Charles River Path becomes a center of activity in Boston, especially during the summer, and you can run (or bike) it! It is a paved pathway that travels along both sides of the Charles River from the North End of the city to Allston and beyond. There are several bridges along the way with pe...
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    • Harvard, Massachusetts

      Hike along the Nashua River and the Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge

      9.5 mi / 0 ft gain
      Park in the lot on Tank Road to access the Nashua River Trail. Keep your eyes peeled for turtles, chipmunks, birds, and other wildlife! This trail is open from April to October.  The trail can become flooded and muddy after a rain/ snow, so for a shorter alternative to the 9.5 miles, you can take...
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    • Franklin, Connecticut

      Hike the Sprague Land Preserve Loop

      4.0
      3 mi
      The Sprague Land Preserve (also known as the Mukluk Preserve) was an incredible surprise. Whether it's hiking, fishing, or horseback riding it's a beautiful spot for anyone that can get there at sunrise and out before sunset when the gates close.You can easily get there by Google Mapping the name...
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    • North Stonington, Connecticut

      Hike Wyassup Lake

      5.0
      2.4 mi / 278 ft gain
      Wyassup Lake is a 2.4 mile out and back hike that takes you past great forest setting located near North Stonington, Connecticut.
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    • Newport, Rhode Island

      Drive the Ocean Drive Historic District

      5.0
      10 mi
      This drive encompasses all that is Newport, RI.  Known for its rocky shores and numerous sea-side mansions, this drive allows you to both view it all from the safety of your car, and has several spots to pull off to get out and get a better view.  There are grassy park areas as well that are perf...
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