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Pictures do not do this place justice. It’s a place you must see with your own eyes. We chose the... read more

Reviewed April 18, 2018
Lynn L
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This hike is not simple . There are challenges but it is worth the walk. Some steep parts but the... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2017
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Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

Pictures do not do this place justice. It’s a place you must see with your own eyes. We chose the shorter trail due to time constraints, but it was worth it. We could barely believe our eyes. Spectacular and beautiful

1  Thank Lynn L
Reviewed September 9, 2017

My husband and I took our dogs and hiked this trail on a cool, September morning. This is definitely one of the harder hikes we've done in Massachusetts. From the parking lot to the junction to the lower falls, the trail is wide and smooth....More

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Reviewed August 16, 2017

This hike is not simple . There are challenges but it is worth the walk. Some steep parts but the climb ends in a peaceful view of the falls. It is a popular spot and the parking area can be filled with cars and people....More

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Reviewed August 9, 2017

When I was an avid hiker, this was one of my favorite trails. The beauty, the silence, and the challenge made it a wonderful several hours with my intrepid hiking partner of many years, my adventurous standard schnauzer. It starts out from the parking area...More

Thank PeeWee42
Reviewed August 6, 2017

My group of 50 somethings did our fair share of sweating and swatting mosquitoes on this humid August day, but it was all worth it. Several successive waterfalls each a gem on their own.

3  Thank Andrew F
Reviewed July 25, 2017

A small roadside parking area marks the beginning of the hike to the falls. There are separate paths to the lower and upper falls. The lower falls was 1/2 mile one-way, while the upper falls was 1 mile. We took the lower falls route. There...More

Thank GregIndiana
Reviewed June 27, 2017 via mobile

This was waterfall number six on our tour. We were not disappointed! You have to hike in ... but, so spectacular! The trails are well marked for hiking too!

1  Thank Lydia A
Reviewed May 30, 2017

I only hiked to the lower falls. It was approximately 0.7 mile/20 minutes each way with moderate trail difficulty. The hike to the lower falls can be challenging because it's mostly uphill, steep and rocky. However, you will get a good workout and the waterfall...More

1  Thank twin2kayte
Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

The hike to the lower falls is 80% uphill so consider making this your first stop if you are visiting/hiking many areas during the day. The lower falls are beautiful and are better viewed from below than from above.

1  Thank MartinsTD
Reviewed April 27, 2017

Race Brook Falls was just the break I needed, The falls were the perfect place to just walk and climb without having to worry about anything and I would recommend it to anyone who is thinking about going.

1  Thank Colton B
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