Massachusetts Trail Guide: AMC Guide to Hiking Trails in Massachusetts

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For more than 35 years, hikers have relied on the AMC Massachusetts Trail Guide as the most comprehensive guide available to the Bay State's beautiful and diverse terrain. This revised and updated edition provides detailed descriptions of more than 350 trails across the state, including 91 new trails. You'll also find brand-new, GPS-rendered maps of the state's most popular areas - including the Blue Hills, Wachusett Mountain, and Mount Greylock – to help you more easily and accurately find your way. Whether ...

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Overview

For more than 35 years, hikers have relied on the AMC Massachusetts Trail Guide as the most comprehensive guide available to the Bay State's beautiful and diverse terrain. This revised and updated edition provides detailed descriptions of more than 350 trails across the state, including 91 new trails. You'll also find brand-new, GPS-rendered maps of the state's most popular areas - including the Blue Hills, Wachusett Mountain, and Mount Greylock – to help you more easily and accurately find your way. Whether you're looking for a short excursion, a daylong adventure, or an overnight trip along the Appalachian Trial, the AMC Massachusetts Trail Guide is a must-have for every hiker trekking in the Bay State.
Inside you'll find:
*Thoroughly updated descriptions of more than 350 hiking trails
*Six full-color, pull-out, GPS-rendered maps
*Suggested hikes for all abilities
*Tips on trip planning, safety, and more

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781929173440
  • Publisher: Appalachian Mountain Club Books MA
  • Publication date: 6/1/2004
  • Series: AMC Hiking Guide Series
  • Edition description: Eighth
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 416
  • Product dimensions: 4.80 (w) x 6.36 (h) x 0.96 (d)

Meet the Author

Charles W. G. Smith lives in the Berkshires in a log cabin with his wife and children. An environmental horticulturalist and award-winning author, he is also the author of Water Trails of Western Massachusetts and co-author of Nature Walks in Connecticut and Discover the Berkshires of Massachusetts.

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Table of Contents

Key to Maps viii
Introduction ix
Acknowledgments x
How to Use This Book xi
Abbreviations xvi
Trip Planning and Safety xvii
Natural History of Massachusetts xxx
Stewardship and Conservation xlix
Part I. The Berkshires 2
1. Appalachian Trail 6
2. Jug End Reservation 23
3. Mt. Everett State Reservation 23
4. Mt. Washington State Forest 26
5. Bash-Bish Falls State Park 31
6. South Taconic Trail 32
7. Yokun Ridge 38
8. Mt. Greylock 40
9. Ice Glen Trail System 53
10. Questing 54
11. Dry Hill 55
12. Bartholomew's Cobble 55
13. Beartown State Forest 57
14. Monument Mtn. Reservation 58
15. Kennedy Park 60
16. Tyringham Cobble 60
17. McClennan Reservation 61
18. Pittsfield State Forest 62
19. Mtn. Meadow Preserve 66
20. Housatonic River Greenway Trail 66
21. October Mtn. State Forest 67
22. Pleasant Valley Sanctuary 70
23. Field Farm 72
24. Taconic Crest Trail 74
25. North Taconic Trails 80
26. Stone Hill 90
27. Monroe State Forest 95
28. Savoy Mtn. State Forest 97
29. Notchview Reservation 99
Part II. Pioneer Valley and Vicinity 104
1. Metacomet-Monadnock Trail 107
2. Robert Frost Trail 135
3. Pocumtuck Ridge Trail 141
4. Mt. Tom State Reservation 145
5. Mt. Holyoke Range: West 153
6. Mt. Holyoke Range: East 156
7. Amherst Conservation Commission Trails 158
8. Arcadia Nature Center and Wildlife Sanctuary 160
9. Holland Glen 160
10. Mt. Grace State Forest 162
11. Mt. Toby State Demonstration Forest 162
12. Mt. Sugarloaf Reservation 166
13. DAR State Forest 167
14. Dubuque Memorial State Forest 170
15. Mohawk Trail State Forest 174
16. Fannie Stebbins Memorial Wildlife Refuge 175
17. Laughing Brook Wildlife Sanctuary 176
18. Chester-Blandford State Forest 178
19. Bear Swamp 180
20. William Cullen Bryant Homestead 181
Part III. Central Massachusetts 184
1. Tully Trail 186
2. Midstate Trail 191
3. Wapack Trail 199
4. Wachusett Mtn. State Reservation 200
5. Wachusett Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary 206
6. Leominster State Forest 208
7. Purgatory Chasm 209
8. Blackstone River and Canal State Park 209
9. Bearsden Forest 210
10. Brooks Woodland Preserve 211
11. Rutland Brook 212
12. Harvard Forest 212
13. Swift River Reservation 214
14. Rock House Reservation 214
15. Norcross Wildlife Sanctuary 215
Part IV. North and West of Boston 218
1. Bay Circuit Trail 221
2. Dogtown 232
3. Ravenswood Park 234
4. Halibut Point & Sea Rocks 236
5. Maudslay State Park 237
6. Parker River National Wildlife Refuge 238
7. Crane Beach 239
8. Bradley W. Palmer State Park 240
9. Willowdale State Forest 241
10. Discover Hamilton Trail 243
11. Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary 243
12. Phillips Academy Bird Sanctuary 244
13. Properties of Andover Village Improvement Society 245
14. Charles W. Ward Reservation 249
15. Bald Hill Reservation 250
16. Weir Hill Reservation 251
17. Harold Parker State Forest 251
18. Reading Town Forest 254
19. Willard Brook State Forest 255
20. Gulf Brook & Heald's Pond 256
21. Groton Town Forest 257
22. Lowell-Dracut-Tyngsboro State Forest 258
23. Great Brook Farm State Park 258
24. Old Town Hill 259
25. Misery Islands 260
26. Appleton Farms & Appleton Farms Grass Rides 260
27. Joppa Flats Wildlife Sanctuary 260
28. Walks in the Vicinity of Ayer 261
Part V. Boston and Vicinity 266
1. Blue Hills Reservation 269
2. Stony Brook Reservation 276
3. Boston Harbor Islands National Park & State Park 277
4. Whitney & Thayer Woods Reservation 279
5. World's End Peninsula 282
6. Cutler Park 283
7. Neponset River Marshes Reservation 284
8. Webster Conservation Area 285
9. Noanet Woodlands 287
10. Rocky Woods Reservation & Fork Factory Brook 289
11. Rocky Narrows Reservation 291
12. Sherborn Town Forest 292
13. Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary 293
14. Walden Pond State Reservation 294
15. Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge 295
16. Middlesex Fells Reservation 296
17. Elm Bank Reservation 303
18. Breakheart Reservation 304
19. Lynn Woods 307
Part VI. Southeastern Massachusetts and the Islands 312
1. Warner Trail 314
2. Bay Circuit Trail 323
3. Ashland Town Forest 329
4. Ashland State Park 330
5. Moose Hill Audubon Sanctuary 331
6. Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary 332
7. Borderland State Park 333
8. Myles Standish State Forest 334
9. Stony Brook Valley 336
10. Nickerson State Park 337
11. Lowell Holly 337
12. Sandy Neck Barrier Beach 337
13. Cape Cod National Seashore 339
14. Cape Poge Wildlife Refuge 341
15. Menemsha Hills 342
16. Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge 342
Appendix A Conservation and Recreation Organizations and Agencies 345
Appendix B Leave No Trace 352
Appendix C Accident Report 353
Index 355
Get Out & Get Active with the AMC 365
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