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Some pretty woodlands and a remote feeling

Bear Swamp is a property of the Trustees of Reservations, located in Ashfield. It is comprised of... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2017
Peter_01039
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Western Massachusetts
Great Hiking, Much Wildlife

Part of the Trustees of Reservations, Bear Swamp has well marked trails (medium rugged) with much... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2016
Film G
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Aurora
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Hike three miles of trails, some steep in places, to a nearby beaver pond views of the distant Green Mountains and hillside orchards spreading below.
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Hawley Road, Ashfield, MA 01330
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

Bear Swamp is a property of the Trustees of Reservations, located in Ashfield. It is comprised of 312 acres that includes several trails that form a couple of loops with the assistance of a map that you can print online or find in a kiosk...More

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Reviewed July 17, 2017

I'm visiting all of the Trustees locations. This one was a bit less clearly marked than some. We got a bit turned on the Beaver brook trail. Nice woods and scenic pond.

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Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

Part of the Trustees of Reservations, Bear Swamp has well marked trails (medium rugged) with much wildlife, especially birds. You feel a million miles from civilization. Bring a map and water.

Thank Film G
Reviewed November 17, 2015

I went here with a birding group. The hike was short but the pond area was fabulous. It was great to see newts and salamanders in the pond as well as little fish.

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Reviewed November 17, 2015

As we entered the hiking path off the road we heard a crash and saw 2 black bears hurrying down a tree a hundred feet ahead of us. They went one way and we went the other.

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