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Best trails in Marlborough-Sudbury State Forest

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Looking for a great trail in Marlborough-Sudbury State Forest, Massachusetts? AllTrails has 7 great hiking trails, walking trails, forest trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 7 easy trails in Marlborough-Sudbury State Forest ranging from 1.7 to 5.2 miles and from 167 to 410 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Plymton Trail and Desert Trail Loop
Marlborough-Sudbury State Forest
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Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 1 h 19 m
#2 - Mount Ward Trail to Summit
Marlborough-Sudbury State Forest
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 1 h
This hike is one of those urban gems - the chance to feel like you're in deep woods while you're in the center of an urbanized area. Added bonus is the loop to the summit of Mt. Ward, really just a large hill, which gives you some elevation gain for extra exercise, and has a pleasant bench under a curious-looking old maple tree at its summit. This version of the trail starts and ends from a nice little parking area with a trailhead map station. You'll find the trailhead parking on the driveway just to the left of the Alltop Mobile gas station on Rt. 20 (Boston Post Road) across from The Home Depot and Dunkin Donuts.Show more
#3 - Plymton and Witches Cove Loop from Old Concord Road
Marlborough-Sudbury State Forest
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h 4 m
#4 - Witches' Cove, Plymton, Desert Loop, Cranberrt Brook, Ocean By-Pass Loop
Marlborough-Sudbury State Forest
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Length: 5.2 mi • Est. 2 h 13 m
#5 - Witches' Cove and Plymton Trail
Marlborough-Sudbury State Forest
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 1 h
#6 - Hemingway Street Trail
Marlborough-Sudbury State Forest
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 46 m
#7 - Plymton and Hudson Loop
Marlborough-Sudbury State Forest
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Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 1 h 41 m