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Our Favorite Hiking Trails in Massachusetts

Wash out your water bottles and whip up some trail mix – summertime is here and the weather is great for a family hike! Take a look at a few of our favorite family-friendly trails across Massachusetts below. Happy trails!

Central Massachusetts

The Cascade Falls Loop Trail – Bring your pets along for this scenic walk that runs along a beautiful waterfall.

135 Olean St, Worcester, MA 01602


West Fitchburg Steamline Trail – This gravel trail can be easily biked or walked, and is a little over a half-mile long.

491-507 Westminster St, Fitchburg, MA 01420


Callahan State Park – This state park includes 19 different hiking trails where you can run, bike, or take a relaxed walk with your family and friends.

1048 Edmands Rd, Framingham, MA 01701


Western Massachusetts

Pittsfield State Forest – This state park has nine great hiking trails for beginner and advanced hikers. Remember to grab a trail map!

1041 Cascade St, Pittsfield, MA 01201


Connecticut Riverwalk and Bikeway – Take a walk, bike, or break out the roller-skates for this paved river walk that runs along the scenic Connecticut River.

121 West Street Springfield, MA


Rocky Mountain Park – This trail is a local favorite in Greenfield. This rocky trail can be a bit harder on your feet so if you have a pair of boots, this may be the trail to wear them.

70 Mountain Rd, Greenfield, MA 01301


Eastern Massachusetts

Charles River Reservation – This 20-mile reservation is great for a family walk or a relaxing and healthy outdoor picnic!

1175A Soldiers Field Rd, Boston, MA 02116


D.W. Field Park – Enjoy this relaxing loop around four beautiful bodies of water the Brockton Reservoir, Waldo Lake, Porter pond, and 30-Acre Pond.

D W Field E Pkwy, Brockton, MA 02301

Baker Meadow Reservation – See more than 145 different species of birds at this migratory hotspot.

14 Oriole Dr, Andover, MA 01810


We hope to see you out on a trail this summer!

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