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Beaver Bend Loop

Intermediate

Trail

0.9 mile 1.5 kilometer loop
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 71' 22 m
Descent: -74' -23 m
High: 1,046' 319 m
Low: 975' 297 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 10% (6°)

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Trail shared by Heather Cooper

A moderately steep loop featuring boulder outcrops, stream crossings, meadows, and an 85-acre beaver marsh.

Heather Cooper

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Spring · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Overview

A moderately steep trail with uneven footing and frequent rocks and roots, featuring boulder outcrops, stream crossings, meadows, and an 85-acre beaver marsh. The great habitat diversity supports equally diverse assemblages of organisms, including huge frog populations, spring wildflowers, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, and mushrooms.

Description

A moderately steep trail with uneven footing and frequent rocks and roots, featuring boulder outcrops, stream crossings, meadows, and an 85-acre beaver marsh. Head out on this loop in a counter-clockwise direction from the parking area across from the Office and Visitor Info station.

Contacts

Local Club: Mass Audubon

Land Manager: Massachusetts Audubon

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Aug 31, 2015
Victoria Richards

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Red-tailed hawk at Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary.
Nov 18, 2016 near Princeton, MA

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