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Fort River Trail

1.0 Mile
Easy
4
Time to Hike: ~30 minutes
Added:
May 23, 2017
Updated:
October 05, 2021

The Fort River Trail at the Silvio O Conte National Wildlife Refuge in Hadley, Massachusetts is an easy 1 mile loop hike along a gravel and boardwalk trail.

A lot of the trail runs along a boardwalk, so it's handicap accessible and great for kids. There are benches every 10th of a mile or so, so you can sit down to enjoy the views or eat lunch.

Nothing special, but just a really nice hike through the woods in Amherst.

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

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Hazards

Ticks - Lyme Disease More Info (CDC)

Surface Type

Boardwalk

Season

Spring
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18 '

Total Change
17 '

Ascent
21 '

Descent
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October 05, 2021
Tocra's notes put this trail in Amherst, even though it is properly listed as being in Hadley. Please edit this discrepancy. And thanks for everybody's hard work on this site!
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