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Hike for the health of it! What better way to exercise your body and your mind than experiencing Holyoke’s connection to the Metacomet-Monadnock trail. Holyoke is home to scenic beauty that reflects life in Western Massachusetts.
 
The Holyoke trail consists of multiple sections. Access can be gained from several spots, including in west Holyoke, off Route 202 and at Route 141, across from Whiting Reservoir.
 
Recently, you may have noticed new signs marking the New England Trail. Due to safety concerns, Mayor Alex Morse and the Holyoke Water Commission approved running the trail through Whiting Reservoir. Allowing safe access to the trail provides Holyoke residents and hiking enthusiast the scenic beauty known to this region.
 
For more information, please visit the following resources.
 
The Metacomet-Monadnock Trail is a 114-mile-long hiking trail that traverses the Metacomet Ridge of the Pioneer Valley region of Massachusetts and the central uplands of Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. Wikipedia
 
Length110 mi (177 km)
Highest pointMount Monadnock, 3,165 ft (965 m)
Lowest pointConnecticut River, 89 ft (27 m)
LocationMassachusetts and New Hampshire
Trail difficultyeasy, with difficult sections
 

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Posted on November 1, 2017 by