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Purgatory Chasm Trail

Sutton, MA

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Purgatory Chasm Trail is a 1 mile out and back trail located near Sutton, Massachusetts and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for walking & hiking and is accessible from May until November.

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Cranberry Pond Conservation Area
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

I've completed most of the trails in the Holbrook town forest. It has well marked easy trails. This is great for an easy hike if you have never been hiking or just want to relax. Not too many people around. One can also cross over to the Braintree conservation area that leads to the cranberry pond.

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Midstate Trail: Northbound Day Three
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Not much of a "trail" as it is the side of an apple orchard, perhaps I didn't go far enough. Plenty of ticks with the long grass. We did see two deer though! So that was a plus.

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Great Blue Hill Trail
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

This trail is slightly challenging for a person getting back into hiking. I followed the blue markers starting from the Park Headquarters with a steep ascent to Hancock hill which had a nice view. I followed the blue trail to Elliot tower at Great Blue Hill. The top of the tower gives a spectacular view. I then followed the Wildcat trail via Houghton hill to park headquarters. The trail was well marked and maintained. There were not too many people when I visited. The views were nice but would be better in the fall. I will visit again most likely in the fall.

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Trunkline Trail
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5 Completed 1 Reviews

Some information for trail entrances, parking, directions, and conditions:
http://www.bellinghamma.org/pages/BellinghamMA_SNETT/Trail%20Entrances%20and%20Parking.pdf

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Cape Cod Canal
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2 Completed 3 Reviews

This is a longboarder's paradise. Riding on this is like riding on a cloud!

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Mt. Washington - Alander Mountain
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

Did a variation of this trail, a loop that connects with Ashley Hill trail at the campground. We checked out the campgrounds and there was still about 6-8 inches of snow. Hoping to go back soon for camping and more hiking.

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Upton State Forest
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6 Completed 1 Reviews

Had a great day at this state forest. I took the Loop Road to the Middle Road, then to Whistling Cave. Whistling Cave ends on Park Rd (not really roads, wide everyone type paths). I then took Park around to the Nuthatch trail, back to Loop Road to finish off. Was about 5.5 miles. Had a few hills, one decent hill. Had to work my way over some streams (early spring). It was lovely.

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Douglas State Forest
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Did the Coffee House loop this morning with my dog. Suddenly blue dots disappeared and I got a little lost. Ended up walking 6 miles, but it was a perfect day for this!

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Squam Swamp - Squam Swamp Interpretive Trail
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4 Completed 3 Reviews

It's not near Nantucket, it's on Nantucket. Near Nantucket would be in the Atlantic Ocean. It's a "lollipop trail"- that is there's a loop that starts a little ways out from the trailhead. There's a connector trail off the loop that goes to Squam Farm and more trails. I would rate it as EASY since there's almost no elevation variation. There should be interpretive brochures at the trailhead box. If not, check with the Nantucket Conservation Foundation.

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Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Do they allow dogs here??

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