Finerty Pond Via Appalachian Trail

MODERATE 12 reviews

Finerty Pond Via Appalachian Trail is a 6.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Lee, Massachusetts that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
6.3 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1525 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

birding

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

walking

forest

lake

views

wild flowers

wildlife

1 day ago

nice trail easy to follow

1 day ago

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7 days ago

8 days ago

hiking
2 months ago

backpacking
6 months ago

my daughter and I with our 2 dogs made the hike and stayed overnight on the peak of the mountain, and had a great time!

7 months ago

hiking
10 months ago

hiking
Saturday, February 27, 2016

We explored two different trails while we were here and had a lot of fun. The sights were beautiful and the wildlife was enchanting.

Friday, July 24, 2015

Very easy trail except for a few muddy spots but gorgeous.

hiking
Sunday, July 05, 2015

We found some signs as we were on the way to another area before a concert at Tanglewood and decided to go here rather than to the place we'd intended as this location was closer to Tanglewood. We started in a camping area on the southwestern area of the overall state forest. There were a few trails originating in the campground: the Loop Trail, the Ledge trail and the Tamarack trail. We took the Ledge Trail, which was about a 2 mile hike with about 800' elevation over the course of the trail - the steep section was a decline of 600'. It featured gorgeous rocks, streams, waterfalls, and a crossing in a falls area. We had a group of 4, with a couple inexperience hikers, one was 11. The trail is rated as moderate or difficult depending on where you look, and I would agree, though we didn't have any problems with it. Our biggest challenge was that it was very moist and slippery - lots of very wet moss on nearly every rock. But we loved it and had a lot of fun. Took about 2 hours to complete it.