Bash Bish Falls Trail Is A Beginner-Friendly Waterfall Trail In Massachusetts That's Great For A Family Hike
Hiking is refreshing, fun, and great for family bonding. But if you have little ones in your life or you’re a beginner, lengthy trails can be too intimidating to tackle. In these cases, we highly recommend heading to Bash Bish Falls State Park. Not only is the Bash Bish Falls trail fairly easy to tackle, it ends at a beautiful waterfall.
Bash Bish Falls State Park is located in Mount Washington, surrounded by the natural beauty of the Mount Washington State Forest.
The park, which borders New York, is a popular destination from spring to late fall.
Bash Bish Falls Trail is an easy, pleasant two-mile in-and-out trek marked by signs.
There are a few access points to the falls and more than one parking lot. Your best bet for a beginner-friendly hike is to start at the lower parking area off of Falls Road.
The trail follows a rugged path along Bash Bish brook through mature forest and over boulders, tree roots, and natural stone stairs.
And thanks to having a bit of a climb, you'll be rewarded with some great views.
And speaking of great views, you'll eventually be treated to this stunning sight.
Bash Bish Falls is a small set of twin falls that cascade into a serene pool.
Bash Bish Falls is actually the highest waterfall in the state.
But as beautiful as it is, avoid the temptation to rock climb around it or swim in the pool in the summer. Not only is swimming here forbidden, it's very dangerous.
You'll want to spend plenty of time enjoying the falls before you head back down the trail.
Not only is the hike kid-friendly, it's dog-friendly as well.
This trail stays popular from early spring until late fall, but mid-October happens to be an amazing time to go.
The fall foliage at Bash Bish Falls State Park is breathtaking, and it adds a whole new level of wonder to the experience.
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Bash Bish Falls, Mt Washington, MA 01258, USA