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Wachusett Mountain State Reservation

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Lots of trails to walk and on a clear day can see great views!

A friend and I went to the top of Wachusett Mountain to see a place we hadn't been for years! A lot... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Linda L
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Nice easy hike close to Boston

Enjoyable stroll close to parking and non-strenuous with a nice view of the surronding area. Was... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Boanet
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove up to the top of the mountain to take in the scenery. There was a nice view of a lake on the way up. At the top they had a big goldfish (koi) pond. The day we were there there was a birding...More

Thank LoriLovesFood
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A friend and I went to the top of Wachusett Mountain to see a place we hadn't been for years! A lot has changed, the roads going up and down have painted lines for pedestrians to walk within and as a guide for cars, there...More

Thank Linda L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Enjoyable stroll close to parking and non-strenuous with a nice view of the surronding area. Was there on a migratory counting day, very educational. An enjoyable walk at no cost, how can you beat it?

Thank Boanet
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We've hiked up this mountain a few times in the past and did it again this summer. The hikes are great-they make you sweat but you can be up and down in under two hours. Much of the hiking can be done in the shade....More

1  Thank tedkirby
Reviewed 8 July 2018 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

Thank new3nglandfan
Reviewed 5 July 2018

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

Thank Brian W
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

1  Thank Koco25
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

2  Thank Kathy H
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
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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