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Address: Route 117 (South Great Road), Lincoln, MA

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Beautiful Place to XC and Snowshoe

An acquaintance mentioned Mount Misery a few years back as a wonderful (and free) place to cross country ski. Trails are wide and plentiful with both flat and sloping terrain. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 12, 2016
Arlington, MA
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Lincoln, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a lump in the Lincoln terrain, with rather steep but quite short trails. Beautiful forest but not much of a view from the top, A nice walk, though.

Thank Mark H
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

Better than blue hill and less crowded but still not the hike I was looking for. I ended up completing a walk through the woods in under an hour and decided to try and find s better spot. I ended up driving to Pisgah Mountain about 30 minutes from Misery. Way..... Better!

Thank Eric T
Arlington, MA
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58 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

An acquaintance mentioned Mount Misery a few years back as a wonderful (and free) place to cross country ski. Trails are wide and plentiful with both flat and sloping terrain. The trails are marked although I could have used a decent trail map; the gps on my smart phone worked fine and got me back to the parking lot.

1 Thank Jennifer35
Belmont, Massachusetts, United States
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32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

My husband and I wanted to enjoy the beautiful fall weather, and chose Mount Misery as a spot to tromp around in the woods. Our problem, not having been there before, is that we couldn't tell one trail from another, and we lost our way--and neither the map we had nor Google maps was very helpful. We did find our... More 

1 Thank Sarah E
Boston, Massachusetts
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28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 via mobile

This is a great place for dog walking, hikes with young children or just a solitary walk through the woods. Beautiful year round. Great for snowshoeing too. Easy to get to - right off Route 117. Trails are well tended.

Thank Janie D
Campton, New Hampshire
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125 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The only problem are unleashed dogs who often take a nip at you. To avoid this potential problem stick to the trails marked leashed. The dog owners are pretty good about this. Otherwise a lovely place that can take you by trail all the way to Walden Pond.

1 Thank DeaverB
Boston, USA
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183 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

We drive to Mount Misery from Wayland whenever we want to spend a few hours in the woods. With lots of access points, you can walk for 45 minutes to the top of 250 foot tall "Mount" Misery, or for an entire day if you follow the trails on into the rest of Lincoln and Concord. The trail system is... More 

4 Thank LoveToTravelBoston
Arlington, Massachusetts, United States
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Mt Misery is a hill in Boston Metro West. Although not a "destination" hike, the conservation land of its location is laced with pleasant foot paths that are mostly on old woods roads (read wide, fairly smooth, good footing, and gentle grade). Views from the top of Misery are underwhelming. Some of the paths are open to mountain bikes. Most... More 

5 Thank John C
Baltimore, Maryland
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47 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

It might be a bit much to call it "Mount" but it's a beautiful spot. It was quite windy and so as we walked along the trail there were leaves falling down everywhere. It was absolutely beautiful. There weren't a lot of people there so it was a great walk around with my husband and enjoy nature. If you want... More 

2 Thank JSab2008
Arusha, Tanzania
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104 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012

This is a great place for a walk in the Concord/Lincoln area woods. There are many different trails and most are an easy walk. Fall is a spectacular time to walk in these woods as the colors are sensational. Take the time to scope out the trail(s) that you want to explore. The trails are well maintained and easy to... More 

1 Thank Gil W

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