Hiking Trails in Massachusetts

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What kind of hiking trails in Massachusetts will I find outside Boston?

Hiking Trails in Massachusetts

There are some great hiking trails in and around Boston, but as you spread out over the state, you'll find great hiking trails in Massachusetts, as well. Some of the best include:

  • Mount Greylock is the highest peak in Massachusetts and a great hiking destination. You can drive to the top, but hiking one of the trails to the top is much more exhilarating.
  • At the Mount Toby State Reservation you can turn back time and hike the Robert Frost Trail, inspiration for some of the poet's works, and you'll see why. Explore woods, ponds, and more in the reservation near Amherst.
  • You can't hike Massachusetts without hiking the beach dunes of Cape Cod. The Cape Cod National Seashore offers a 25-mile long hike along the shore, from Provincetown to Coast Guard Beach. Take a section, or hike the whole thing over the weekend.
Hiking trails in Massachusetts offer everything from woodlands to seashore, mountain peaks to poetry. You're sure to find a trail you love in Massachusetts.



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