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Purgatory Chasm Trail

Sutton, MA

Hiking
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Purgatory Chasm Trail is a 1 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Sutton, MA that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and walking and is accessible from March until November.

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  • Best Mountain Biking

  • Best Trail Running

Recent Reviews

on Purgatory Chasm Trail
27 minutes ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

on Lynn Woods Reservation
11 hours ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

on Blue Hills Skyline Trail
17 hours ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

on Norwottuck Rail Trail
1 day ago

road biking
7 Completed7 Reviews

This trail was great. I rode from Northampton (Damon Road trail head) to Amherst's town center--about 14 miles round-trip. (The trail connects to an on road bike lane that gets you the final 1/3 mile to town, where there were great places to grab dinner.) lots of friendly people on the trail. I really enjoyed the mile markers and signage with distances. The real stunner is the old rail bridge over the Connecticut River! :) i look forward to coming back.

on Mount Watatic Trail
1 day ago

trail running
1 Completed1 Reviews

Watch the rocks! Some places on the trail are easier to run than others! I would say my 'trail run' on this mountain is more of a vigorous and/or very fast-paced hike. I usually finish the full loop in about 45 mins, and 'run' this trail at least once a week. The view is awesome. First time i ran this trail it was a little bit confusing. Make sure you check your map before you go. This used to be a skiing mountain and it shows through the trails. Altogether love this mountain and love to run it.

on Great Blue Hill Trail
1 day ago

hiking
13 Completed13 Reviews

A little steep and very rocky. Hiked up to the tower overlooking the Boston skyline and went further up to the weather tower. Then went back down the red dot trail. It was fun and challenging! Watch where you step though. Easy to role and ankle.

on Blue Heron Trail
1 day ago

hiking
13 Completed13 Reviews

It was a nice trail. Did not go all the way. Turned around.

on Hemlock Gorge Trail
1 day ago

hiking
13 Completed13 Reviews

Pretty cool waterfall. Walked only a bit on the trail. Looking to go again to do the full loop.

on Halibut Point Trail
1 day ago

hiking
13 Completed13 Reviews

I have been here a few times. Nice place to have a picnic. Love the quarry and walking out to the rocks. Atlantic Ocean view is awesome. Sitting on the rocks and looking out to the quarry is peaceful. There is a nice easy loop hike around the quarry the dips down in to a few different trails along the way.

on Maudslay State Park
1 day ago

hiking
13 Completed13 Reviews

Walked along the Merrimack river trail and into the woods. Saw grazing deer, amazing rock bridges, beautiful pond. Lots of different trails. Love this place!

on Ravenswood Park Trail
1 day ago

hiking
13 Completed13 Reviews

I took Old Salem trail to Long hill trail. This was a moderate challenge. Lots of rocks and roots randomly sticking out of the trail. Hiked up to the scenic view of Gloucester Harbor. As I was walking this trail there were huge boulders that were tossed up there by glaciers. The rocks tower over you. Some look like they have moss or furry buildup of some sort on the rocks. Awesome hike. Need to explore more of this place. Easy to follow trails.

on Coolidge Reservation Trai...
1 day ago

hiking
13 Completed13 Reviews

Found out this trail goes into a loop. Its a nice easy walk. Liked how you can walk right to Grays beach and Ocean Lawn was pretty sweet. Wish it was open all 7 days but understand the need to preserve the land. I like the rock trail to the right. Nice view of the ocean. Can't see it too much but it is viewable from high up.

on Willowdale Mill Trail
1 day ago

hiking
13 Completed13 Reviews

I went with a friend who knows these trails in and out. Probably took us off the beaten path a few times. We were out on the trails for hours. Wild life is amazing, trails were fun. Lots of nature. Will for sure go back again. Nice hike

on Bradley Palmer State Park...
1 day ago

hiking
13 Completed13 Reviews

So many different trails to hike its hard to decide where to go. I like the healthy heart trail, I have hiked in and out and all around the whole park. Beautiful scenic landscapes, bird watching, deep forest paths. Occasionally see a passing horse on the trails


1 day ago

hiking

At first it was easy going then it got really tough. I loved it though. Good work out

on Bash Bish Falls Trail
1 day ago

hiking
2 Completed3 Reviews

Excellent

on Ashuwillticook Rail Trail
1 day ago

4 Completed1 Reviews

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on Dresyne Trail
1 day ago

walking
2 Completed2 Reviews

I walk/hike here every weekend. The hike is short, 50-60 minutes. The elevation is mild. Aside from some old stone walls, there isn't much to look at. My dogs like it.

on Willowdale Mill Trail
1 day ago

mountain biking
2 Completed1 Reviews

Awesome!

on Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sa...
1 day ago

2 Completed1 Reviews

Great easy walk. I'd highly suggest walking to where it meets the ocean. Watch out for the free head flies though- they were brutal.