1.7 Miles
Time to Hike:
~51 minutes
Surface Type:
Black Stevens Conservation Area
South Hadley, Massachusetts
42.2258, -72.573451
September 04, 2018
October 05, 2021

This 1.7 mile loop hike at Black Stevens Conservation Area in South Hadley, Massachusetts follows the yellow blaze Main Trail from the Plains School parking lot, heads west through the park, and ends on Newton Street in South Hadley. This entire hike is considered easy.

The returning route runs along the blue blaze Ladyslipper Trail and the red blaze Plains School Trail. Upon turning around at Newton Street, follow the yellow blaze Main Trail until you reach the Ladyslipper Trail (red blazes) on your right - take this turn. Follow the Ladyslipper Trail until you reach the yellow blaze Main Trail again - take this right-hand turn too. Follow the yellow blaze Main Trail until reaching the Plains School Trail (red blazes) - take a right-hand turn here to continue on toward the last section of the Main Trail to head back to parking (one last right-hand turn at the Main Trail).

Dogs are allowed if leashed and their waste should be carried out by the hiker.

Biking is allowed on this trail.

Explore 199 trails near South Hadley, MA


Ticks - Lyme Disease More Info (CDC)



Blaze Color


Blaze Dot

177 '

Total Change
203 '

216 '

Black Stevens Loop default picture

Photo Albums

1 Trip Report

No Star-Ratings
1.7 miles
Trail added
September 04, 2018
Updated on
October 05, 2021

Find Hiking Trails Near Me:

Map of MyHikes' trails in North America

Weather Forecast

In South Hadley, MA
Find your quest with MyHikes

Explore Hiking Trails

New Hikes

Monadnock Sunapee & Eliza Adams Gorge Hike
4 Miles
Easy Out-and-Back
Tucker Brook Falls & Town Forest Loop
4.7 Miles
Easy Loop
Pima Canyon Loop
2.8 Miles
Easy Loop
Grand View Point Trail
2 Miles
Easy Out-and-Back

Before you leave...

MyHikes is an indie web platform aimed to make exploring public trails easier for everyone. The site has no investors and is owned and operated by one person, Dave Miller / Admin. As the main contributor and doer-of-all-things for MyHikes, I share my experiences from hikes and backpacking trips on MyHikes for fun on a volunteer basis and I believe that public trail information should be available to everyone.

It takes a lot of time 🕦, money 💰, and effort (including espresso shots ☕) to run MyHikes, including hiking , mapping , writing , and publishing new trails with high-quality content... along with building new features, moderating, and site maintainance . I simply ask that if you find our content helpful or useful when planning your next adventure that you consider making a small donation to help keep the site running.

You can become a Supporter* (*MyHikes user account required) to unlock perks for as little as $0.83/month with a 1-time non-recurring payment 👍 Or you can simply Donate any amount without a MyHikes user account. Otherwise, telling your friends about MyHikes is the next-best thing to a donation - both quick and free 😄

Thanks for visiting MyHikes and have a great hike! ✌

Admin user profile picture

Dave Miller
MyHikes Founder & Admin