The Link Trail at the Mount Tom State Reservation is an easy 2.2 mile loop trail located off of Reservation Road in Holyoke, Massachusetts.
From the trailhead the trail runs up and down over several small ridges in a southwest direction for the first mile of the hike. The trail can be somewhat tricky during Autumn when the leaves have dropped and cover many loose rocks, but overall the trail should be considered easy difficulty.
After 0.31 miles the trail takes a wide turn around a spur trail and cuts back up after 0.2 miles, bringing you to the top of a small valley. From here the trail continues on along to the Lost Boulder Trail. From the boulder, head south and down the hill to the Bray Loop Trail. From the Bray Loop Trail head northeast, there are 3 ways back to the Link Trail trailhead - the Keystone Trail, the Kay Bee Trail and Reservation Road. Both the Keystone and Kay Bee Trail are both considered easy from this direction and are entirely uphill, but recommended nonetheless. Reservation Road will also take you back the trail head, along this route there are some great cliff and water features.
Hikers can find parking at the trailhead / parking coordinates provided.
Dogs are allowed if leashed and their waste must be carried out by the hiker.
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