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“Quite the climb” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Beehive Trail

Beehive Trail
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Montgomery, Alabama
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98 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Quite the climb”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2013

Beehive is pretty intense. Taking the trailhead from Sand Beach, you quickly start to do some boldering. Within a half mile, you will hit the first of many iron rungs and steps that take you into the climbing portion of the journey. This is only for those very comfortable in their abilities and not afraid of heights. The views are definitely worth the effort. The sense of achievement is pretty cool. Do not take kids or dogs on this.

Visited June 2013
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Sutton, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Gorgeous views”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2013

Short hike up. There are two ways to go. If you are someone who has never hiked, or is afraid of heights, you may NOT want to go the most direct trail, which has iron rails that you have to climb on. It is quite vertical and has some narrow ledges. However, if you are a climber or avid hiker, you will find it super fun. Don't do it when it's raining, windy and cold, like our foolish group.

The views are beautiful.

Visited May 2013
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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“A short hike to the summit with some great views along the way”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2013

The climb can be daunting for the faint hearted. There are narrow ledges with a free fall if one slips. Get good shoes, a bottle of water and travel in a group

Visited May 2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Fun, somewhat technical hike”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2013 via mobile

We combined several hikes into a loop, starting with the orange and black trail up mt Champlain, the bowl, beehive, and mt gorsham. Beehive had some of the more vertical passages with iron ladders and handrails in places to help you on your way. One of the most fun hikes of our day!

Visited May 2013
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Dallas, Texas
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48 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“The challenge”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2013

This trail takes you to the top where you will have an amazing view of the park. It's a bit of a challenge for those not in top shape. Just take your time and you'll do just fine. Be sure to pack water and snacks and spend the day exploring. Also dress in layers if you go in the winter.

Visited October 2012
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