Best Trails Near Cambridge MA

Cambridge has 12 trails in the vicinity, including 8 for walking and 3 hiking trails. These trails range from 1.25 to 10 miles in length. The longest trail in Cambridge is Charles River and Boston Waterfront a well-known trail measuring 10 miles in total length.

The most popular trails are Mount Pisgah Conservation Area, Charles River and Boston Waterfront and Cambridge. Trails.com member Mike M. recently completed Cambridge.

More information on the best trails in Cambridge can be found below.
  • Charles River and Boston Waterfront

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    Cambridge, MA

    Kayaking the Charles River holds magic to lovers of the city. Boston has always looked best from the water, and on a clear day (or night) the city is radiant from a kayak. While capturing a certain ...
    •  Day trip
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    Kayaking the Charles River holds magic to lovers of the city. Boston has always looked best from the water, and on a clear ...

  • Mount Pisgah Conservation Area

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    Cambridge, MA

    Hike along old stone walls and woodland streams to the summit of Mount Pisgah and enjoy views of Hudson, Marlborough, and the Worcester Hills.
    •  1.5 hours
    •  1.75 miles
    •  Guide

    Hike along old stone walls and woodland streams to the summit of Mount Pisgah and enjoy views of Hudson, Marlborough, and ...

  • Fresh Pond Reservation

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    Cambridge, MA

    Fresh Pond Reservation consists of a large kettle-hole lake and about 162 acres of surrounding land. The retreating Laurentide Glacier sculpted the area about 15,000 years ago. Native Americans ...
    •  1.25 hours
    •  Guide

    Fresh Pond Reservation consists of a large kettle-hole lake and about 162 acres of surrounding land. The retreating Laurentide ...

  • Cambridge

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    Cambridge, MA

    This walk is fascinating for those interested in Harvard, museums of many sorts, architecture, and colonial/ Revolutionary history. Special attractions: Harvard University and historical Cam ...
    •  2 hours
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    This walk is fascinating for those interested in Harvard, museums of many sorts, architecture, and colonial/ Revolutionary ...

  • Walden Pond

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    Cambridge, MA

    Overlooking Boston Harbor, Deer Island has been home to an Indian incarceration center, a defensive fort, an immigration quarantine area, a county prison, a hospital, a lighthouse, and a pump ...
    •  1.5-2 hours
    •  2.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Overlooking Boston Harbor, Deer Island has been home to an Indian incarceration center, a defensive fort, an immigration ...

  • West Cambridge, outside Boston

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    Cambridge, MA

    The pathways of Cambridge spread far beyond its famous education centers. Some areas, such as the Charles River, are well known to present and former students. Still, the secrets of the leafy ...
    •  3 hours
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    The pathways of Cambridge spread far beyond its famous education centers. Some areas, such as the Charles River, are well ...

  • East Cambridge and Kendall Square, outside Boston

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    Cambridge, MA

    For urban contrasts, this is the walk. The small industrial-courthouse town that once was East Cambridge is now ringed with new and reused buildings that house high-tech and other office-based ...
    •  2 hours
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    For urban contrasts, this is the walk. The small industrial-courthouse town that once was East Cambridge is now ringed with ...

  • MIT

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    Cambridge, MA

    If you associate the Massachusetts Institute of Technology solely with slide rulers and mad scientists, touring the 168-acre Cambridge campus of this premier technical school will enlighten your ...
    •  2.75 miles
    •  Guide

    If you associate the Massachusetts Institute of Technology solely with slide rulers and mad scientists, touring the 168-acre ...

  • Harvard Square and University

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    Cambridge, MA

    Harvard needs no introduction. The school, founded in 1636 on the fields of John Harvard’s estate, has become one of the world’s preeminent academic institutions, with a long, long list of distinguished ...
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    Harvard needs no introduction. The school, founded in 1636 on the fields of John Harvard’s estate, has become one of the ...

  • Charles River Reservation

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    Cambridge, MA

    This section of the Charles River is less crowded and less showy than the Esplanade and the river basin near the Museum of Science, and it’s also more relaxing and peaceful. Perhaps because of ...
    •  3.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This section of the Charles River is less crowded and less showy than the Esplanade and the river basin near the Museum of ...

  • Fenway Park

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    Cambridge, MA

    Boston’s literary and cultural history may be rich, but for many Bostonians, the real historical treasure of this town is the Red Sox, whose baseball stadium just so happens to be the oldest ...
    •  1.25 miles
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    Boston’s literary and cultural history may be rich, but for many Bostonians, the real historical treasure of this town is ...

  • Commonwealth Avenue

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    Cambridge, MA

    The long, wide avenues of Boston’s Back Bay are no accident. Built on mud flats, the neighborhood was designed as a showcase for Boston’s wealth, with Commonwealth Avenue the proud centerpiece. ...
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    The long, wide avenues of Boston’s Back Bay are no accident. Built on mud flats, the neighborhood was designed as a showcase ...