Unnamed Hill near Quabbin Hill

14 02 2012

MA - Ware - Quabbin

    • Location: Quabbin Park, Quabbin Reservoir, Ware, MA
    • Owner: Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
    • Highlights: A short, easy walk to a nice view of Quabbin Reservoir
    • Description: Quabbin Reservoir serves as a public water supply. Created in the 1930s, it is among the largest man-made public water supplies in the country. The 39-square-mile reservoir is 18 miles long, has 181 miles of shoreline and can hold 412 billion gallons of water. Only a portion of it is visible on this hike. (Source: Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation)
    • Directions (from Boston):86.4 miles, 1 hour 38 minutes
    • The Trail: 0.44 miles, round trip
      1. From the roadside parking, follow the trail west past the gate until you reach the top of the hill and a viewpoint.
      2. Return along the same path.



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