2.6 Miles
Time to Hike:
1 hour, ~18 minutes
Surface Type:
Rice Nature Preserve
Wilbraham, Massachusetts
42.102445, -72.426523
June 08, 2020
June 10, 2020

The Sunrise Ledge hike at the Rice Nature Preserve in Wilbraham, Massachusetts is a moderate 2.6-mile out-and-back trail that features a vista point along Sunrise Ledge.

This nice hike up from Highmoor Drive in Wilbraham leads all the way up to Sunrise Ledge at the end of the mountain. There are some pretty steep ups and downs along the way, but very fun and a nice vista at the end of the area.

On the way back, this path follows the Tom Leary Trail (not marked on the OpenStreetMap, but can be seen at http://minnechauglandtrust.org/rice-nature-preserve/) and then an unmarked trail near the end that runs parallel to the Highmoor Trail and leads right back.

It's a little steeper going back down through Tom Leary and the unmarked trail, so the trail can be done in reverse and going up that way instead, which can add an additional challenge.

Hikers will find parking at the coordinates provided at the end of Highmore Drive.

Dogs are allowed if leashed.

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2.6 miles
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