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Breathtaking

A breathtaking waterfall that falls into a hole probably the water flows through an underground... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
ShavikH
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Not as nice as Doane's but worth it

About a mile round trip on a rougher trail than Doane's but it is a nice falls and the woods were... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2017
dave d
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Bradford, Massachusetts
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Follow a descending trail that leads to a deep, ancient gorge carved by prehistoric glacial meltwater to falls that plunge 45 feet into a basin.
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Route 32, Royalston, MA 01331
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Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

If you love nature then this place is a must see. Very quiet and off the beaten path. My kids love wading in the water and climbing the waterfall here.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Joanie C
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

It was slow going getting to the falls. The trail was totally covered with leaves making it difficult to follow. The tree makings guided us there. The fall was beautiful but not nearly as beautiful as Doane's Falls which we went to just prior.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

A breathtaking waterfall that falls into a hole probably the water flows through an underground river. You have two ways of getting here. By the falls road, which only a 4WD vehicle with high ground clearance. Or by route 32 which is accessible by almost...More

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank ShavikH
Reviewed 5 July 2017

About a mile round trip on a rougher trail than Doane's but it is a nice falls and the woods were quiet (although buggy this time of year).

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

My friend and I decided this would be a good place to explore. We parked on the small dirt parking lot located on route 32. There is a historical cemetery nearby and was worth checking out to see the veteran markers and dates of death....More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank NH-Enigma1989
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We never thought this hidden gem would be so beautiful! It was! We loved everything about this exsperience! The sights, sounds and even the smell of the air! Breathe deep!

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

A fairly difficult trail down to the falls, well worth it if you are able to hike the trail. Took us about an hour and fifteen minutes. Bring water. Gorgeous views of the falls. A must if you are in the area.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 2 December 2016

The falls were outstanding the path was leaf covered so there were some slippery spots especially because of the rain last night. The path stays close to the stream and from Doane Hill Road and Athol Rd parking spot each falls gets better than the...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

Read some sites where this is considered a moderate hike. I feel that this is a false representation. After leaving the parking lot (where we did not take a photo of the map, bad decision) we walked up and down hills for quite some time....More

Date of experience: October 2016
3  Thank JR B
Reviewed 10 August 2016

This is a fairly short but somewhat challenging hike. Start at the parking area on RT 32 (Not far north of the road that leads to Tully Lake Campground). You hike down into a ravine and back up again. Wife and I loved the falls...More

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank Kenneth W
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