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Peaked Mountain

43 Butler Road, Monson, MA 01057-9753
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Great trails

Wow, impressively well maintained trails. Some nice views from the top and even a register to sign... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
dave d
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Bradford, Massachusetts
Wonderful hiking spot

Peaked Mountain is my favorite hiking spot because of the great scenery and only a moderate fitness... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2017
rickb527
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Wilbraham, Massachusetts
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Explore woods roads through a former working forest and trek to a summit that rewards with panoramic views from Mount Wachusett to Vermont's Green Mountains.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good24%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“easy hike” (2 reviews)
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43 Butler Road, Monson, MA 01057-9753
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow, impressively well maintained trails. Some nice views from the top and even a register to sign in. Trails in excellent shape and easy to run on (although the climb is about 500'). Also worth a visit to the Miller tract which is 1 mile...More

Thank dave d
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Peaked Mountain is my favorite hiking spot because of the great scenery and only a moderate fitness level in most parts. It is also a great spot to take your dog for a walk. Parking is adequate and adjacent to the start of the trails....More

Thank rickb527
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Outstanding views at the end of a hike trail. Always someone there. Not too vigorous a walk. Really worth the hike.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Peaked Mt is a great little climb for a day trip. It starts off steep and then levels out a bit. The trails are demarcation. We started out on "red" trails and then switched over into to "orange" probably coveraging 3/4's of all trails offered....More

Thank cbtivoli
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We have hiked Peaked Mountain many dozens of times, both with and without dogs. The main hike to the top of Peaked mountain and back can be done in under 1 hour, but lingering on top for a snack or lunch allows one to see...More

Thank Len R
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

The hike up the mountain was not too strenuous but it was a bit steep and rocky. The views at the top were awesome and unexpected. Loved it!

Thank CloggerSC
Reviewed 5 July 2016

I recently moved here for the summer from Florida and found this gem of a hike! You can make this hike as challenging as you like... Straight up or skirting the mountainside to the top.... At 1229 ft it's just like a real mountain complete...More

Thank Splashaway
Reviewed 29 March 2016

We've been to the Peaked Mountain Reservation several times, and the views are still impressive. There is an ample parking lot on the east side of Butler Road, and usually there are trail maps in the kiosk. There are a number of intersecting trails on...More

Thank Tonto7
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Great place to hike. Easy hike for kids. Dogs are allowed which is what attracted me here. Perfect view.

Thank krisbeth
Reviewed 21 March 2016

A well marked trail system provides several loops for hikes. A pleasant surprise and so close to Springfield MA, something I did not expect to find outside of the Berkshires. A great family experience.

Thank RecRob
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