Cool Off At The Hidden Swimming Hole In Massachusetts’ October Mountain State Forest

Looking for a perfect little forest hike with a cool and refreshing finish? Take the trail to Finerty Pond in October Mountain State Forest for a fun adventure through the woods and access to a secluded swimming hole. You’ll be glad you took the time to discover this hidden forest gem. 

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Visitors should park in the trail parking lot and then cross the road before heading to the right. Look for a blue marker and follow it to the white trail marker. You can view additional photos, see a detailed hiking route, and read reviews by other hikers by visiting the trail’s AllTrails listing. 

Address: Finerty Pond, Washington, MA 01238, USA