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Distance:
1.1 Miles / 1.8 km
Type:
Loop
Difficulty:
Easy
Time to Hike:
~33 minutes
Features:
Surface Type:
Dirt
Town:
Amherst, Massachusetts
Directions:
42.342012, -72.493939
Added:
July 06, 2018
Updated:
July 10, 2018
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154 '

Total Change
88 '

Ascent
104 '

Descent

The Jan Dizard Loop Trail is an easy 1.1 mile hike located within Lawrence Swamp in Amherst, Massachusetts. There's a small area for parking (one or two cars) by the trailhead on Station Rd next to the creek.

You first start off by following the orange blazes of the Robert Frost Trail 0.15 miles into the woods where it merges with the Jan Dizard Loop. The loop trail is marked by red blazes and can be slightly confusing since it's next to the Robert Frost Trail's orange blazes.

The trail gently winds through the woods along Hop Brook and loops back by old farm fields. This is indeed a swamp, even during a drought season it is still wet and buggy, but still pleasant.

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  1. Parking

    42.342012, -72.493939
  2. Main Trailhead

    42.342011, -72.494119
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1.1 miles / 1.8 km
Trail added
July 06, 2018
Hiked on
June 04, 2018
Updated on
July 10, 2018

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In Amherst, MA

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