Pine Hill, Harrington, Jack Frost, Bicentennial, and Mountain House Trail Loop

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Wachusett Mountain State Reservation

Pine Hill, Harrington, Jack Frost, Bicentennial, and Mountain House Trail Loop is a 2.8 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Princeton, Massachusetts that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 2.8 miles Elevation Gain: 1,151 feet Route Type: Loop

dogs on leash

cross country skiing

hiking

nature trips

road biking

skiing

snowshoeing

bird watching

running

forest

views

wildlife

rocky

snow

NOTE: As of April 2020, parking lot to the trailhead is closed due to COVID-19 concerns. Please check the park website for more information. Rising above the surrounding forest to a height of 2006 feet, Mount Wachusett stands as a unique landmark within the central New England landscape. From the summit, a clear day reveals views of Mt. Monadnock in New Hampshire, the Berkshires to the west, and the Boston skyline to the east. The 3,000-acre Wachusett Mountain State Reservation surrounds the summit and offers a wealth of natural and recreational resources. The Reservation's natural resources include forests, alpine meadows, ponds, streams, fields, and even a perched bog. Recreational opportunities abound at the reservation including hiking, nature study, hawk watching, picnicking, and skiing. The Reservation offers 17 miles of hiking and walking trails.

hiking
rocky
4 days ago

Lots of options to get to the top- and some light bouldering if you are game in the bicentennial trail.

hiking
closed
muddy
snow
1 month ago

State parking lot was closed for social distance. Everyone just parked on the road. Not a super interesting hike but a nice view of Monadnock and other stuff from the top. Gorgeous day!

hiking
icy
muddy
2 months ago

fantastic trail! a little muddy and icy in parts still but you dont need spikes anymore.

hiking
icy
snow
3 months ago

hiking
icy
snow
3 months ago

don’t have to pay for parking until memorial day. one spot you’ll need crampons but the rest is just slush. beautiful day today. could see boston

hiking
4 months ago

Clear skies so I could see all the way to Boston. Icy on the climb.

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flooded
icy
muddy
rocky
4 months ago

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