10 Easy Hikes To Add To Your Outdoor Bucket List In Massachusetts

The birds are chirping and nature is calling. For a fairly petite state (though the most populous in New England), Massachusetts has much to offer to nature enthusiasts. Looking for a few easy hikes in Massachusetts? There are plenty of amazing places to breathe some fresh air and admire the local landscape. These are a few favorite (and totally easy) hikes that will inspire you to get out there and explore.

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Have you ever taken any of these easy hikes in Massachusetts? Which is your favorite? Tell us about it and share your most memorable hiking photos in the comments below!

Can’t get enough of the great outdoors? We don’t blame you one bit! For more easy Massachusetts hikes, try these 13 spots that are out of this world.

Address: Cape Cod National Seashore, Chatham, MA 02650, USA
Address: 33 Summerhouse Dr, Plymouth, MA 02360, USA
Address: 345 Mountain Rd, Princeton, MA 01541, USA
Address: 34 Prospect Rd #42, Andover, MA 01810, USA
Address: Harold Parker State Forest, North Andover, MA 01845, USA
Address: 108 North St, Norfolk, MA 02056, USA
Address: Powisset St, Dover, MA 02030, USA
Address: Moody Bridge Rd, Hadley, MA, USA
Address: 177 Forest St, Saugus, MA 01906, USA
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Easy Hikes In Massachusetts

May 03, 2020

Are there any other easy hiking trails in Massachusetts?

The Bay State is an absolute haven for nature lovers. There’s simply so much to adore about our state, and though it has a miniscule 10,565 square miles to explore, you will find that there is much to discover. The best hikes in Massachusetts, you’ll find, are often the easiest. There are many short and sweet hikes worth taking, and many are under three miles.

What are the best kid-friendly hikes in Massachusetts?

There are so many incredible kid-friendly hikes in Massachusetts! Our state is full of incredible trails, and many of them are short, sweet, and paved… so you won’t encounter any tripping hazards! Check out some of the trails linked above to get active with the family.

What are the best short hikes in Massachusetts?

There are too many incredible short hikes in Massachusetts to count! However, we’ve narrowed it down to a handful of incredible hikes. Check them out in our easy hikes with amazing payoffs bucket list.

Address: Cape Cod National Seashore, Chatham, MA 02650, USA
Address: 33 Summerhouse Dr, Plymouth, MA 02360, USA
Address: 345 Mountain Rd, Princeton, MA 01541, USA
Address: 34 Prospect Rd #42, Andover, MA 01810, USA
Address: Harold Parker State Forest, North Andover, MA 01845, USA
Address: 108 North St, Norfolk, MA 02056, USA
Address: Powisset St, Dover, MA 02030, USA
Address: Moody Bridge Rd, Hadley, MA, USA
Address: 177 Forest St, Saugus, MA 01906, USA