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Address: Patten Road, Shelburne Falls, MA
Phone Number: 978-464-2712

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Awesome view!

Followed the signs to High Ledges and stayed on the main hiking path. A very pleasant walk on a late morning which only took about 15 minutes to reach the top. Took in the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
RSBjr66
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Westfield, Massachusetts
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Westfield, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Followed the signs to High Ledges and stayed on the main hiking path. A very pleasant walk on a late morning which only took about 15 minutes to reach the top. Took in the beautiful views while sitting on the stone ledge. Not a cloud in the sky on this day. There are other paths as well. Worth the trip!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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98 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The view at the top is AMAZING! You can see for miles and miles. It is truly breathtaking! The walk out is easy with some steeper parts but good for all ages. There were a ton of bugs and many horse flies, I wish we had brought bug spray but we didn't, but we now know for the next time!

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Turners Falls
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28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

The trip up to parking area is dramatic enough, and the walk itself is nicely varied without being too strenuous. I've never seen it all, in several trips, so it's worth repeated visits.

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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138 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

This was a great hike! You can either go quickly up the one mile wide path to the ledges and view or wind your way around the various trails in the area. The trails are all well marked and labeled, they go by wetlands, ledges, and through woods. It was slightly soggy, but had rained hard that morning. I enjoyed... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

I remember the wonderful panoramic view from the edge of the ledges. Breathtaking. My wife and I's fondest memory of the place however is being chased from the ledges to the bottom of the hill by a highly agitated and angrily vocal red squirrel who matched our every step with his arboreal brachiationss. We could not figure out what caused... More 

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Buckland, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

This is a good hike and the view is absolutely amazing once you reach the top. Many wild flowers to observe too!

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Zionsville, Indiana
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61 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

My partner and I visited High Ledges in October 2015. We're 50-something outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy seeking out unique places to hike. We visited High Ledges on a beautiful Sunday afternoon at the height of "Indian Summer". We find that usually nature preserve are not heavily traveled and so make for a more quiet and enjoyable experience than state parks.... More 

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Thank IndyAngie
Greenfield. MA
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

The hike in is just short of 1 mile. It is an easy hike. The view from the rock ledge at the end of the mile is breathtaking, more than worth the effort. There is a network of addition trails in this sanctuary. Some of the other trails are more rigorous.

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Thank LucyGreenfield_MA
Tucson, Arizona
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15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The Wildlife Sanctuary has some easy hiking trails. Make sure to watch the markers though as we managed to veer off the trail and ended up in the mud. Managed to spot some pink and yellow lady slippers.

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Thank AM W
Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts, United States
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

It's one of the easiest walks you'll find to a beautiful vista, overlooking the valley of Shelburne Falls. So worth it.

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