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Distance:
1.0 Mile / 1.6 km
Type:
Out-and-Back
Difficulty:
Easy
Time to Hike:
~30 minutes
Features:
Surface Type:
Dirt
Town:
Amherst, Massachusetts
Directions:
42.347862, -72.515762
Added:
September 04, 2017
Updated:
November 27, 2017
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108 '

Total Change
119 '

Ascent
118 '

Descent

Mt Castor is located on Shays St in Amherst Massachusetts. The Mt Castor Trail is a short and easy 1 mile out-and-back hike to the summit and back; however, the summit is nothing special.

This GPS data includes the hike up to the trailhead and back, so the trail itself to the summit is even shorter. Plan for a 1 mile trip total.

Closest parking is at Crocker Farm School. Follow the blue dots (Ken Cuddeback Trail) to the trail head.

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  1. Parking

    42.347862, -72.515762
  2. Main Trailhead

    42.348072, -72.5149
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Hazards

Ticks - Lyme Disease More Info (CDC)

Season

Summer

Blaze Color

Blue
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1.0 mile / 1.6 km
Trail added
September 04, 2017
Hiked on
September 04, 2017
Updated on
November 27, 2017

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