This Quaint Little Trail Is The Shortest And Sweetest Hike In Massachusetts

Sometimes you want to get some fresh air with minimal fuss. This short and sweet hike in Tyringham is the perfect spot to do just that. You’ll stroll through orchards and woodlands to a where a ledge of exposed, ancient bedrock offers panoramic vistas of the peaceful Tyringham Valley. And all under two miles!

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You can find the trailhead on Church Street in Lee. Use the interactive map above for precise directions. The trail is best used from March to October, but it’s open all year round. Plus, it’s dog-friendly!

If you love hiking in Massachusetts, check out our list of these other easy and short Massachusetts hikes to try.