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Address: Hawley Road, Ashfield, MA 01330
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Hike three miles of trails, some steep in places, to a nearby beaver pond...

Hike three miles of trails, some steep in places, to a nearby beaver pond views of the distant Green Mountains and hillside orchards spreading below.

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Great Hiking, Much Wildlife

Part of the Trustees of Reservations, Bear Swamp has well marked trails (medium rugged) with much wildlife, especially birds. You feel a million miles from civilization. Bring a... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2016
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Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Part of the Trustees of Reservations, Bear Swamp has well marked trails (medium rugged) with much wildlife, especially birds. You feel a million miles from civilization. Bring a map and water.

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Buckland, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 18 November 2015

I went here with a birding group. The hike was short but the pond area was fabulous. It was great to see newts and salamanders in the pond as well as little fish.

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Buckland, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 17 November 2015

As we entered the hiking path off the road we heard a crash and saw 2 black bears hurrying down a tree a hundred feet ahead of us. They went one way and we went the other.

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