Gate 3A at Quabbin Reservoir in Belchertown, Massachusetts is an easy 1.6 mile out-and-back hike down to Quabbin from the end of Warner St.
The trail starts off flat and then heads downhill along a gradual slope towards the water. Around mile 0.55 you'll hit a fork in the trail - stay right. Directly after the first fork, there will be a 2nd fork in the trail - stay left at this fork and you'll hit the water after about 0.1 miles.
From the shores of Quabbin you can see the Winsor Dam Trail to the southeast along with western views of the reservoir.
Parking: Parking for this gate can be found at the dead end of Warner St - do not park in front of the gate.
Dogs are not allowed on this trail or at Quabbin.