Hike To One Of The Most Remote Peaks In Massachusetts On The October Mountain Loop Trail
By E Jamar|Published March 28, 2020
E Jamar is a published writer based in Milwaukee, WI. Despite being a Midwesterner at heart, you can often find them trekking throughout the states and discovering new hidden gems. When they're not traveling, you can find them discussing disability issues, cuddling their pug puppy, and checking out new local spots.
While there are many nature spots to escape to in the Bay State, some are truly other-worldly. On this hike in the October Mountain State Forest, you’ll be feeling like you’re truly miles and miles away from it all. Spanning 16,500 acres, this forest is the largest in Massachusetts, and by taking October Mountain Loop Trail, you can summit the highest peak in our state’s largest forest. This peak is one of the most remote spots in the state, and this trail also features rivers and a serene lake to take a breath and relax beside. Get your hiking boots on and prepare for a truly relaxing hike on October Mountain Loop.
Have you ever hiked to the top of October Mountain? What was it like? 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!
Looking for another relaxing hike in Massachusetts? Check out this Brookline trail that’s sure to get you away from it all.
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