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Distance:
0.7 Miles / 1.1 km
Type:
Out-and-Back
Difficulty:
Easy
Time to Hike:
~21 minutes
Features:
Surface Type:
Dirt
Town:
Amherst, Massachusetts
Directions:
543 Bay Rd Amherst, MA 01002
42.317978, -72.501884
Added:
August 07, 2016
Updated:
November 27, 2017
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153 '

Total Change
190 '

Ascent
149 '

Descent

The Amherst Water Tower Trail in Amherst, MA, is an easy 0.7 out-and-back hike up to a large water tower from Bay rd.

Follow the blue blazes to find the water tower, but there are other trails that lead off of this one - most lead into the Mount Holyoke Range State Park.

This trail can be buggy.

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  1. Parking

    42.317978, -72.501884
  2. Main Trailhead

    42.31788, -72.501808
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0.7 miles / 1.1 km
Trail added
August 07, 2016
Hiked on
August 07, 2016
Updated on
November 27, 2017
0.7 miles / 1.1 km
October 14, 2016
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