Wachusett Mountain via Balance Rock and Old Indian

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Wachusett Mountain State Reservation

Wachusett Mountain via Balance Rock and Old Indian is a 3.7 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Westminster, Massachusetts that features a great forest setting 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.

Length3.7 miElevation gain1,017 ftRoute typeOut & back
dog friendlyHikingNature tripsSnowshoeingWalkingrunningForest
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NOTE: For the winter 2020 season, hikers are not able to park at the Wachusett Mountain Ski Area parking lot due to an increased skier demand. All vehicles using the lot will need to have a valid lift ticket or ski pass. Please park down the street at the Bolton Road Parking Lot.

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Steve Singer
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A very pleasant day on the mountain. Make sure you have spikes on.

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Justin Melloni
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Chris Poole
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Snow on ski slopes and some ice and frozen ground on trail.

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Bruno Couto
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Ali baig .
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Jaime Lyons
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Lidiya Vi
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Larry Garneau
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Chad Sinclair
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Great day

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Chris Stimpson
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No hiker parking allowed at ski area during winter season.

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Alyssa Miele
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Jena Igel
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Beautiful fall evening! A little slippery from ice and snow towards the top but otherwise a great trail.

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Andrew Beaton
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Good hike — a bit wet and slippery. Very quiet on a weekday

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Jeff Melville
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Brian Robillard
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.5 mile either side of the top was moderate. Otherwise fairly easy. Fun hike for under 2 hours. Next time I'll go on a clear day

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Jena Igel
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Beautiful trail!

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Christopher Gray
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Perfect time for a hike during peak Autumn season!

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Jeffrey Brouillet
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maria dhami
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anna pham
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steven duchesne
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nicole primpas
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john ferric
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Erica Carrita
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Lisa Kinnes
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David Magee
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Jim McGonigle
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Great but busy

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Katrina Styles
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Nice trail. Very busy.

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Bill Terwilliger
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Crowded

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Mark Harris
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