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Chapel Brook

Willamsburg Road, Ashfield, MA 01330
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A treat for your ears

What a fantastic place to visit. I like that the falls are close to the road and parking place... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Shutter G
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Ludlow, Massachusetts
Hidden gem

Beautiful trails, going up the hill to a great mini-view. You pass by a natural rock wall, perfect... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2018
carol l
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Hike to the top of Pony Mountain, then cool off with a summertime dip in the chilly waters of the brook's picture-perfect pools and falls.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“pony” (3 reviews)
“falls” (11 reviews)
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Willamsburg Road, Ashfield, MA 01330
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a fantastic place to visit. I like that the falls are close to the road and parking place, don't have to walk far to enjoy the sounds of falling water. There are three falls, very close to each other. The trail is well marked...More

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Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful trails, going up the hill to a great mini-view. You pass by a natural rock wall, perfect for rockclimbing. Go the other direction on the trail and you come to the falls. In the summer, it's great fun to splash in small swimming holes....More

Thank carol l
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Reviewed July 17, 2017

Visited the falls which were nice but also did the (less than a mile) hike around/over/and down Pony mountain. The longer trail around the back of the mountain is pretty tame. The steeper "climbers" trail was a well constructed descent along the cliff. Nothing too...More

1  Thank dave d
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Reviewed August 20, 2016

Falls are gorgeous. If you are going to slide and play in the pools, be sure to check for leaches. Several were found in the water. Luckily none were attached.

4  Thank jennifer w
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Reviewed March 22, 2016

Chapel Brook Falls, a series of semi-major and semi-minor plunges, reveals itself only a couple of hundred yards from a country lane. There's parking on the side of the street and a trail that dips down to the falls on the other side of the...More

4  Thank CTRiverGolfer
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Reviewed October 29, 2015

I love going here to see the waterfalls and the fall foliage. It's beautiful this time of year. Who wouldn't love it here??

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Reviewed October 26, 2015

This is a beautiful natural setting with a cascading waterfall with several deep pools at different levels. It's a very nice place to just relax and explore.

2  Thank LucyGreenfield_MA
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Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful. Semi-secluded. Hike first, then drip in ice cold but fantastic water and waterfall. Dip in a pool or slide into it from a natural rock waterslide--with care! Not for everyone but truly magical in the heat of summer.

3  Thank carol l
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Reviewed August 4, 2015

Nice easy hike, with kids or pets. There are great spots to stick your feet in the water for a quick cool down, and lots of places to sit in the shade and listen to the sounds of the brook as it trickles by. Lots...More

4  Thank Madeline_m64
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Reviewed November 16, 2014

This is a short hike from the parking area to the base of the lowest falls. I arrived fairly early and had the entire place to myself. As the sun rose, the leaves lit up with color and the falls looked amazing. While I don't...More

6  Thank TryppAdams
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Bonnie A
June 3, 2018|
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Response from Shutter G | Reviewed this property |
Yes, i seen a lot of dogs there
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Bonnie A
June 3, 2018|
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Response from carol l | Reviewed this property |
Dogs? Yes. On leash only.
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