Wachusett Mountain State Reservation, Princeton

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Wachusett Mountain State Reservation is a protected area encompassing 3,000 acres (1,200 ha) around the summit of Mount Wachusett in Massachusetts.
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  • No matter where you go, there’s something to do even with a smaller audience. The kids really enjoy the hike and the long walks. Plenty of places for them to climb, jump and play. Great place for...  more »
  • Living within 25 min of the mountain, it is a great was to get the kids out of the house and moving. There are a number of trails that can get you to the top or around the outside of the mountain...  more »
  • I joined a hiking club in the area that allowed me to learn about the different trails available in our lovely town of Princeton. When there are no scheduled group hiking dates, I just go to the...  more »
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  • Haven't gone in 20 years and it was better than I remembered. Walked up a moderate path with my 5 year old - he can't wait to do it again and neither can I! Packed a light lunch and a couple thermoses in a backpack and we were off. Had a great time!
  • Great place to go for a quick hike! Several trails under the cover of tree shade going up and down throughout so you can select a short or a long route depending on your mood. Suited for all ages and levels of fitness too. Only downside is it's not too challenging if that's what you're looking for
  • Not much of a skier but love, love, love hiking here. I enjoy starting at the ski lodge and hiking to the summit. The views are breathtaking and not just when you reach the top but many places along the trails have outstanding vantage points.
  • Great hike! The fastest trail takes about 15 minutes with good pace and no breaks. The Old Indian trail is a nice mix of incline and flat. View from the top is wonderful! Who knew you could see so much?
  • Went trail running there as training for a trial running race and thought the place was beautiful. Also hiked there in the winter and thought it was beautiful. You really cant lose :)
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