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Address: Bearsden Road, Athol, MA 01331
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Nice, well maintained area for a picnic or hike.

Great views from some of the hiking areas. (2nd highest hill in Athol). Trails are generally well marked. Typical warning about "insect season" and bug spray! The little... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 January 2016
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Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016

Great views from some of the hiking areas. (2nd highest hill in Athol). Trails are generally well marked. Typical warning about "insect season" and bug spray! The little critters seem to have multiplied if you hike over to the South Royalston Road side or near Millers River.

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Athol, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013

The Bearsden area of Athol is a nice place to go hiking and Newton Reservoir is a must see while you're there. If you want to go kayaking or canoeing, it must be carried in for about a 10 minute walk. On the back side of the reservoir there are dugout areas in the ground that were used by Chinese... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2013

Lovely loop hike up and around the Round Top Trail. About 1.5 hrs for experienced hikers, probably 2 hrs for more sedate hikers. View of surrounding hills from viewing platform at the top.

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Bar Harbor, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2013

Great trails, clean, well marked and not crowded! We frequent, views are spectacular. Easy trail for all levels. Lots of wildlife to see and fantastic birdwatching.

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Phillipston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2012

It's very accessable. Not overcrowded. Great rocks and roots for mountain biking. Central Mass nature at it's best.

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