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5.8 miles

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Trail Difficulty


Δ Elevation (FT)

~1000 (+)

USGS Quad Map(s):  Wachusett Mountain Topo Map

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Wachusett Mountain Loop Trail


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The Wachusett Mountain Loop Trail is a moderate hiking trail in Wachusett Mountain State Reservation near Boston. This hike loops around and summits Wachusett Mountain. Start at the ski resort parking lot and Balanced Rock Trail. Head south at the junction with Old Indian Trail then take Semuhenna Trail at the next fork. Next take the Harrington Trail to the Stage Coach Trail, then head north on the Echo Lake Trail until you reach the junction with the High Meadow Trail. From there hike north until you hit the Mountain House Trail and proceed to the summit. Head back the Old Indian Trail to the trailhead. This family friendly hike is also great for dogs, but your furry kids must be on leash.

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Contact: Wachusett Mountain State Reservation 345 Mountain Rd, Princeton, MA 01541

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