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Bearsden Conservation Area

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Great Place to Hike

I would go for a hike with my dogs and it would be so nice to be able to hike and also have my dogs... read more

Reviewed April 7, 2017
Donna J
Nice, well maintained area for a picnic or hike.

Great views from some of the hiking areas. (2nd highest hill in Athol). Trails are generally well... read more

Reviewed January 20, 2016
Ed W
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7 Apr 2017
“Great Place to Hike”
20 Jan 2016
“Nice, well maintained area for a picnic or hike.”
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Bearsden Road, Athol, MA 01331
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Reviewed April 7, 2017

I would go for a hike with my dogs and it would be so nice to be able to hike and also have my dogs with me also and the dogs would run in and out of the woods and have so much fun and...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Donna J
Reviewed January 20, 2016

Great views from some of the hiking areas. (2nd highest hill in Athol). Trails are generally well marked. Typical warning about "insect season" and bug spray! The little critters seem to have multiplied if you hike over to the South Royalston Road side or near...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Ed W
Reviewed July 29, 2013

The Bearsden area of Athol is a nice place to go hiking and Newton Reservoir is a must see while you're there. If you want to go kayaking or canoeing, it must be carried in for about a 10 minute walk. On the back side...More

Date of experience: September 2012
1  Thank apagnotto
Reviewed June 20, 2013

Lovely loop hike up and around the Round Top Trail. About 1.5 hrs for experienced hikers, probably 2 hrs for more sedate hikers. View of surrounding hills from viewing platform at the top.

Date of experience: June 2013
2  Thank katie60890
Reviewed March 8, 2013

Great trails, clean, well marked and not crowded! We frequent, views are spectacular. Easy trail for all levels. Lots of wildlife to see and fantastic birdwatching.

Date of experience: October 2012
2  Thank gyspytraveller71
Reviewed June 11, 2012

It's very accessable. Not overcrowded. Great rocks and roots for mountain biking. Central Mass nature at it's best.

Date of experience: June 2012
Thank Phillipstonian
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