Hiking – Central MA

Central Massachusetts Hiking

Midstate Trail, Metacomet-Monadnock Trail, Norwottock Rail Trail

Massachusetts Central Region MapCentral Massachusetts offers hiking trails for all ability levels. Hike across rolling countryside, through urban centers and up to mountain tops. Enjoy an afternoon outing or extended stay along the trails of Central Mass.

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Central Massachusetts Hiking

Massachusetts Hikes, Nature Walks and Trails

Midstate Trail
The midstate Trail extends from Rhode Island across central Massachusetts and into New Hampshire crossing woodlands, lakes, farmland, and rolling hills.

Distance: 92 mi

Metacomet-Monadnock Trail
The Metacomet-Monadnock Trail begins in Connecticut and ends in New Hampshire. Within Massachiuusetts it offers a more challenging hike across the Mount Holyoke and Mount Tom Ranges.

Distance: 114 miles

Norwottock Rail Trail
The Norwottock Rail Trail is located within Massachusetts’ Connecticut River Greenway State Park along side the former Boston & Main Railroad. The trail crosses the Connecticut River and winds through forests, farmland, and towns. This paved trail is ideal for all levels of ability.

Distance: 10 miles

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