Best bird watching trails in Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge, Massachusetts

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Explore the most popular bird watching trails in Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Map of bird watching trails in Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge, Massachusetts
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#1 - Winterberry Way, Taylor Way and Harry's Way Loop
Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge
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Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 2 h 2 m
#2 - Winterberry Way, Harrys Way, and Otter Alley Loop
Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 5 m
#3 - Tri-Tow, Otter Alley, Winterbury Way Loop
Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge
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Length: 3.7 mi • Est. 1 h 34 m
#4 - Assabet to Gardner Hill
Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge
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Length: 13.3 mi • Est. 5 h 59 m
Great way to connect the two trail systems with some nice peaks to run up and down. Abandoned buildings, bunkers, old army training obstacle course, view of firefighter academy, and even an abandoned neighborhood. Could spend all day exploring. Show more
#5 - Taylor Way, White Pond Road, Towhee Trail, Petapawag, Hill Trail
Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge
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Length: 5.7 mi • Est. 2 h 24 m
nice trail. Show more
#6 - Taylor Way Trail [CLOSED]
Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge
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Length: 2 mi • Est. 51 m
As of September 2020, this trail is reportedly closed due to maintenance. Please check with the refuge prior to visiting.Show more