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Distance:
1.9 Miles / 3.1 km
Type:
Loop
Difficulty:
Easy
Time to Hike:
~57 minutes
Features:
Surface Type:
Dirt
Park:
Rocky Woods Reservation
Town:
Medfield, Massachusetts
Directions:
42.206356, -71.276726
Added:
July 12, 2015
Updated:
June 06, 2018
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156 '

Total Change
213 '

Ascent
210 '

Descent

The Red Blazed Trail and Yellow Dot Ridge Trail loop hike at the Rocky Woods Reservation in Medfield, Massachusetts is an easy 1.9 mile hike that encompasses half of the Red Blaze Trail and the outer portion of the Yellow Dot Ridge Trail.

Starting at the parking lot, and take the Red Blazed Trail Chickering Lake - keep right at the fork and continue on until you see the Yellow Dot Ridge Trail. Follow the Yellow Dot Ridge Trail all the way to Echo Pond and then back to parking.

This is a fairly easy hike up along the Yellow Dot Ridge Trail and it's easy coming down the hill to Echo Pond before heading back towards parking. This trail is also lightly trafficked, so it's a great secluded area to escape Boston for a day hike.

While in the area, be sure to check out the Fork Factory Brook Reservation, directly across the street from parking. The Orange Loop Trail at Fork Factory is quite interesting for a quick stop.

Explore 30 trails near Medfield, MA
  1. Parking

    42.206356, -71.276726
  2. Main Trailhead

    42.207306, -71.275737
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Hazards

Ticks - Lyme Disease More Info (CDC)

Season

Summer

Blaze Color

Red

Blaze Dot

Yellow

Photo Albums

2 Trip Reports

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1.9 miles / 3.1 km
Trail added
July 12, 2015
Hiked on
July 12, 2015
Updated on
June 06, 2018
2.0 miles / 3.2 km
July 11, 2015
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