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Recommended Routes in Western Massachusetts - 6

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Favorite Running through 30 minutes before sunset.
Intermediate

Leyden Blueberry Fields

7.5 mi 12.1 km 1,167' Up 355.66 m Up 1,188' Down 362.11 m Down

Bernard…, MA
Favorite Lake by the parking area
Intermediate/Difficult

Robert Frost Trail

40.2 mi 64.7 km 5,360' Up 1633.58 m Up 5,892' Down 1795.84 m Down

Wendell, MA
Favorite Trail junction
Difficult

Mohawk Trail Loop

5.1 mi 8.2 km 1,133' Up 345.45 m Up 1,119' Down 341.09 m Down

Charlemont, MA
Favorite View from Goat Peak.
Intermediate/Difficult

Goat Peak Out-and-Back

0.9 mi 1.5 km 277' Up 84.39 m Up 277' Down 84.49 m Down

Eastham…, MA
Favorite The view from the observation tower.
Easy

Arcadia Loop

0.8 mi 1.4 km 25' Up 7.7 m Up 25' Down 7.63 m Down

Northam…, MA
Favorite Viewpoint from white blazed trail overlooking Miller River
Intermediate/Difficult

Northfield Mountain Trails

11.3 mi 18.3 km 1,913' Up 583.11 m Up 1,912' Down 582.9 m Down

Millers…, MA

Western Massachusetts Hiking

  • 489 Miles 788 Kilometers of Trail
  • 6 Recommended Routes
  • 65 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 154 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 42 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Western Massachusetts - 255

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8.2 mi 13.3 km #1Bear Swamp Hiking Trail
Difficult
Charlemont, MA
Difficult
Charlemont, MA
1.0 mi 1.6 km #2Totem Trail
Difficult
Charlemont, MA
Difficult
Charlemont, MA
3.9 mi 6.4 km #3Pocumtuck Ridge Trail
Intermediate
South Deerfield, MA
Intermediate
South Deerfield, MA
0.3 mi 0.5 km #4Fern Trail
Easy
Northampton, MA
Easy
Northampton, MA
0.9 mi 1.4 km #5Hermit's Castle Trail
Intermediate
Erving, MA
Intermediate
Erving, MA
10.9 mi 17.6 km #6Mahican - Mohawk Trail Section 4: Charlemont - Cold River
Difficult
Charlemont, MA
Difficult
Charlemont, MA
1.4 mi 2.2 km #7Fire Tower Trail
Difficult
Shelburne Falls, MA
Difficult
Shelburne Falls, MA
2.1 mi 3.4 km #8Wickett Pond Trail
Intermediate
Wendell, MA
Intermediate
Wendell, MA
5.2 mi 8.3 km #9Manhan Rail Trail
Easy
Easthampton, MA
Easy
Easthampton, MA
1.2 mi 1.9 km #10Wild Side
Intermediate
Northampton, MA
Intermediate
Northampton, MA

Photos of Western Massachusetts - 107

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Misty river at sunrise.
Jan 22, 2020 near Chester…, MA
Looking west from one of the many outlooks on this beautiful ridgeline.
Nov 18, 2016 near South A…, MA
We love big trees!
Aug 26, 2016 near Chester…, MA
The view from the ridgeline.
Jul 28, 2015 near Hadley, MA
Main reservoir
Apr 7, 2021 near Westfield, MA
The southern view, Nov 2020 - nice open vista
Nov 25, 2020 near Charlemont, MA
Lake by the parking area
Sep 23, 2020 near Montague, MA
Viewpoint from white blazed trail overlooking Miller River
Aug 1, 2020 near Erving, MA