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Distance:
2.0 Miles / 3.2 km
Type:
Out-and-Back
Difficulty:
Moderate
Time to Hike:
1 hour
Features:
Surface Type:
Dirt
Park:
Skinner State Park
Town:
Hadley, Massachusetts
Directions:
42.309931, -72.584093
Added:
May 23, 2017
Updated:
October 31, 2019
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729 '

Total Change
725 '

Ascent
316 '

Descent

This hike leads from Hockanum Rd, up Taylor's Notch Trail and merges onto the Metacomet-Monadnock Trail before reaching the summit of Mount Holyoke.

The hike is moderate and is 2 miles out-and-back. This is one of the tallest mountains in the valley, but is mostly a moderate hike with about 750 feet of elevation change.

Biking and dogs are allowed, but plan to bring plenty of water as there aren't many water sources while climbing this mountain, unless in the early spring.

Explore 205 trails near Hadley, MA
  1. Parking

    42.309931, -72.584093
  2. Main Trailhead

    42.309845, -72.584351
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Hazards

Ticks - Lyme Disease More Info (CDC)

Season

Spring

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3 Trip Reports

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2.0 miles / 3.2 km
Trail added
May 23, 2017
Hiked on
May 23, 2017
Updated on
October 31, 2019
2.0 miles / 3.2 km
July 12, 2020
Hiking
2.3 miles / 3.7 km
July 11, 2018
Actually went up the Halfway House and Conglomerate Rock trails (1.3 miles up instead of 1)
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