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Mt. Norwottock Loop

 
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Length

3.4 Miles 5.5 Kilometers


Elevation

726' 221 m

Ascent

-727' -222 m

Descent

8%

Avg Grade (5°)

22%

Max Grade (13°)

1,086' 331 m

High

446' 136 m

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A fun trail with a great view north and east at the summit.

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Overview

The trail vacillates between up/down all the way up, but taking the Robert Frost down is really pleasant, it slopes around the north side of the mountain.
Features: Cave — Fall Colors — Views — Wildlife
Dogs: Leashed

Description

Follow the New England Trail (NET), blazed white, to the top of Mt. Norwottuck. Continue on the NET down to the Horse Caves. Continue down until the NET intersects and joins with the Robert Frost Trail (blazed orange). Turn left and follow the Robert Frost Trail back to the Visitors Center.

History & Background

The Horse Caves: These sedimentary rock overhangs were believed to be used as a shelter by rebels during Shay's
Rebellion in 1786.

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Mar 24, 2018
Chip Bowcock
Mar 7, 2018
Alexyss Langevin
Feb 24, 2018
Steve Knife
Jan 28, 2018
Shawn Rezendes
Jul 30, 2017
David Blanchard

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  4.6 from 5 votes

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#11

in Massachusetts

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