Fairhaven Trail

MODERATE 13 reviews
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Fairhaven Trail is a 4.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Concord, Massachusetts that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October. Dogs and horses are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
4.1 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
298 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dog friendly

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

cross country skiing

horseback riding

beach

forest

lake

river

views

wild flowers

bugs

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14 days ago

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16 days ago

25 days ago

Loved it!! Trails were great! Got a little lost a couple times, but that always happens the first couple times I check out a new trail! I did use my MapMyHike app and we toke a picture of the maps before heading out which helped us get back on track! All in all I loved it and will be going back!!!

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2 months ago

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6 months ago

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8 months ago

We did make it around the 4.1 miles, but found it difficult to find the right trails because they were marked very poorly. At one point, the trail marker we were following was replaced by a different color one, making it seem like we took a wrong turn. This ended up sending us about .7 miles out of our way. Other than that it was a good hike, with nice views of the Sudbury River and the Fairhaven Bay. We crossed the commuter rail and had a picnic on Walden Pond. Easy to find the parking area using the description on this website.

9 months ago

9 months ago

What a beautiful hike! Amazing view of fairhaven bay

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11 months ago

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Saturday, May 21, 2016

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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Wright Woods is a hidden spot right behind Walden Pond. While Walden Pond can get inundated by locals and tourists to the point where the parking lot shuts down in the summer, most people come for the pond and don't even know about the back trails - just cross the Commuter Rail tracks and you're in a secluded pine forest suitable for snowshoeing, horse riding, running, cross-country skiing... You can walk down to Fairhaven Bay, a very wide section of Concord River which looks like a lake. The area connects to Adams Woods and Mt. Misery to the south. There are many trails in the area, so you can loop around to make your activity as long as you wish.