Wachusett Mountain State Reservation, Princeton

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Wachusett Mountain State Reservation is a protected area encompassing around the summit of Mount Wachusett in Massachusetts.Activities and amenitiesRoadway: An automobile road, open spring to fall, ascends the 2006ft summit. Views from the top of Mount Wachusett include Mount Monadnock to the north, Mount Greylock to the west, southern Vermont to the northwest and Boston to the east. Trails: The reservation's of hiking and walking trails include a section of the Midstate Trail. Skiing: The privately operated Wachusett Mountain Ski Area occupies a 450acre lease parcel on the northern slopes of the mountain.
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  • 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 su...  more »
  • 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 ...  more »
  • 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.  more »
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  • If you're looking for some exercise, take a joke (pun intended) up one of Wachusett Mountain's many trails. No matter your age or athletic ability, there is a trail for you. The climb is worth the effort. The view from top is beautiful, especially from the observation tower. Differently abled or just don't feel a climb? You can drive to the top instead. The observation tower is also handicapped accessible. Bring some food and have a picnic!
  • I have been here skiing a couple of times and this was the first time for me to hike. Parking was easy enough. I enjoyed the hike up to the summit. The trails were easy and scenery was excellent. I'll definitely go back again.
  • Text to Pine tree trail with my best friends completed it within two hours. It was a nice quick hike to The Summit but it is all uphill. Bring plenty of water and good traction shoes. My two pups also had a great time.
  • Awesome trails to awesome views. Well maintained. We enjoyed it.
  • Place is beautiful but lack of signage for parking and where you Must pay is ridiculous I went into the visitor center for 3 min to use the rest room and got a ticket. ... no parking designation signs no one to tell you you need to pay just a ticket

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