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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.

Length 2.8 mi Elevation gain 1,151 ft Route type Loop

Dogs on leash

Cross country skiing

Hiking

Nature trips

Road biking

Skiing

Snowshoeing

Bird watching

Running

Forest

Views

Wildlife

Rocky

Snow

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Parking fee: MA resident $5 Non-MA resident $20 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.

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Lynn Clancy
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HikingRocky

The trail is a fun one but it was quite disappointing that 90% of hikers did have have face coverings to wear when passing other hikers. Really a bummer.

Victor Olakojo
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HikingRocky

Wished there were more views. Going up was a bit challenging but in a good workout kind of way.

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Sarah Durham
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HikingRocky

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

Soma Templeton
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HikingClosedMuddySnow

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!

Shawn Dutcher
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Rebekah Levine
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HikingIcyMuddy

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

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Aswin Antony
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John Caban
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Chelsea Reed
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HikingIcyMuddy

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

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

Bobby Howard
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Christopher Daggett
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Manosai Eerabathini
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Jackie Squeglia
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