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Wachusett Mountain State Reservation

345 Mountain Rd, Princeton, MA 01541-1106
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Great View

Very nice scenery when you get to the top..I havent hiked this mountain in awhile and usually just... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
new3nglandfan
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Leominster, Massachusetts
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Lovely, quick hike

Lots of hiking options here. There's a quick, challenging hike straight up the mountain or a more... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brian W
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345 Mountain Rd, Princeton, MA 01541-1106
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice scenery when you get to the top..I havent hiked this mountain in awhile and usually just drive up to the top but on a summer day/night it has 1 of the best views..bring something for lunch and youll have a good time

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of hiking options here. There's a quick, challenging hike straight up the mountain or a more gentle meandering one. Even the long hikes aren't super long but bring some water just in case. The view from the top is nice. I can also be...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2017

Hiking here is great. There are many different trials in various difficulties and length. Plenty of parking spots and it is free! The summit is also great, you can see the city of Boston on a clear sunny day. If you chose not to hike,...More

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Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Take a drive to the top of the mountain for gorgeous views all the way to Boston on a nice clear day. Catch a glimpse of a large windmill in the distance and look for fish in the pond. There a decent size parking lot...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Great short hike with beautiful views of NH and the city of Boston. We took Balance Rock trail to Indian to hit the summit. Trail is well groomed and allows dogs.

1  Thank kbsNh
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Reviewed 6 June 2017

Rode the bike up to the top and walked all around the trails. Nice views. Sometimes it is foggy at the summit but it clears. This was the case on this visit. Great views from the summit.

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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Only about an hour and a half drive from Providence this is a popular day trip. The mountain has only about 1000 feet of vertical and there are not a lot of real black diamond trails but it offers everything you need for an enjoyable...More

Thank Mike G
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Reviewed 5 February 2017

The area is very lovely but it was particularly significant to visit because of the family connection of the friend we came with. Her family had farmed in the area at the foot of Wachussett Mountain for generations and the farm is still in the...More

1  Thank Lavarcham
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Reviewed 11 January 2017

Trailblazers from Southborough took a hike here in October 2016. It was a beautiful day and from the top we got a great view. The hike itself was relatively easy, but very enjoyable. Conveniently locat4ed from Metrowest, it's a great destination for a 3-4 hr...More

Thank caroly980
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

This is a great place to see views of the surrounding area from the top of a small mountain that you can hike or drive up to the top. We drove to the top and then hiked around the mountain to get views from each...More

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