Everyone knows that hiking in Massachusetts is plentiful, so whenever you’re in the mood for an adventure, you can head out to a state park or a gorgeous nature preserve. However, a lesser-known hike that’s filled with a variety of sights is Bear Hole Reservoir Trail in West Springfield. This exciting yet easy hike is right in your backyard and features a lake, a waterfall, and other interesting relics from the past. For a simple yet fascinating loop hike that’s perfect any time of year, take a hike around Bear Hole Reservoir. This West Springfield hike is sure to bring out the adventurer in hikers of all ages.

Have you ever taken Bear Hole Reservoir Trail in West Springfield? What did you think? We’d love to hear about your experiences in the comments, and don’t forget to then go share photos from your Massachusetts outdoor adventures with us in our Massachusetts Nature Lovers group on Facebook, or by tagging us at #onlyinmassachusetts on Instagram for a chance to be featured!

For another hidden gem in nature, you’ll want to visit Bash Bish Falls when it’s completely frozen over.

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