1.3 Miles
Time to Hike:
~39 minutes
Surface Type:
Purgatory Chasm State Reservation
Sutton, Massachusetts
42.129188, -71.714931
June 10, 2019
June 18, 2019

Charley's Loop Trail at Purgatory Chasm State Reservation in Sutton, Massachusetts is an easy 1.3-mile loop trail featuring views of Purgatory Chasm.

The trailhead is located by the entrance to the chasm on the right-hand side. This trail, marked by yellow blazes and traverses the right-hand ledges above the chasm. Much like the Chasm Loop Trail, the yellow blazes are more of a guide in the general direction since you can walk along most of the edges within site of the trail.

Like the other side of the chasm, there are plenty of optional scrambles and overlooks along the way. The trail loops at the end of the Chasm Loop Trail and follows a wide path sweeping out into the woods and eventually back to the trailhead. The second portion of the trail offers no overlooks, but its a wonderful walk none the less.

Parking: Parking can be found at the coordinates provided and extra lots can be found very close by.

Fees: A daily parking fee is charged Memorial Day weekend through October 31: MA resident $5, Non-MA resident $10. Credit/debit cards only.

Pets: Dogs are allowed, if leashed and their waste must be carried out.

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89 '

Total Change
95 '

72 '

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1.3 miles
Trail added
June 10, 2019
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