This list represents the most popular birding in Massachusetts. Use this list to plan your next Massachusetts birding trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.
#1 Cape Cod Rail Trail
Nickerson State Park, MA
Cape Cod Rail Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Barnstable County, Massachusetts. It is within Cape Cod Rail Trail and ...
#2 Wachusett Mountain State Reservation
A ridgeline ascent to the highest point in Massachusetts east of the Berkshires, this hike is located on a state reservation ...
#3 Alander Mountain Trail
Mount Washington, MA
Alander Mountain Trail is a hiking trail in Mount Washington, Massachusetts. It is 2.6 miles long and begins at 1,651 feet ...
#4 Boxford State Forest
This walk through the woods doesn’t offer steep climbs or expansive views, but for its proximity to civilization, Boxford ...
#5 Bradley Palmer State Park
This loop follows the Ipswich River as it cuts between Bradley Palmer State Park and the adjacent Willowdale State Forest. ...
#6 Weir Hill Trail
North Andover, MA
Weir Hill Trail is a hiking and biking trail in North Andover, Massachusetts. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 165 feet ...
#7 Ipswich River Trail
Ipswich River Trail is a hiking trail in Topsfield, Massachusetts. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 105 feet altitude. ...
#8 Destruction Brook Woods Preserve
Located near historic Russell Mills in Dartmouth, this preserve once contained an active farmstead and millworks. Although ...
#9 Midstate Trail
Savage Hill Wildlife Management Area, MA
Midstate Trail is a hiking trail in Worcester County, Massachusetts. It is within Savage Hill Wildlife Management Area. It ...
#10 Midstate Trail
Redemption Rock, MA
Midstate Trail is a hiking trail in Worcester County, Massachusetts. It is within Wachusett Mountain State Reservation, Redemption ...
#11 Mount Misery Loop
Part of the Town of Lincoln’s Conservation Land right off Route 117, this trail connects with Walden Pond. It was also a ...
#12 Wheaton Farm Conservation Area
In addition to some good birding opportunities along the wooded edges of a large
meadow and some good portions of the trail ...
#13 Crane Beach: Dune Loop
Traverse wide-open sandy beaches alongside the surf to the deep sands of Crane
Beach’s highest inner dunes. If you can break ...
#14 Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park
Featuring mostly flat walking except for the Goat Hill portion, this route takes you
up close to remnants and faint imprints ...
#15 Horseneck Beach
Overlooking the wide-open, blue Atlantic Ocean waters on Buzzards Bay, Horseneck Beach not only offers miles of expansive ...
#16 Coolidge Reservation
Manchester by the Sea, MA
Get up close and personal with the North Shore’s ocean front at this route’s two farthest extremities. On one end you’ll ...
#17 Wachusett Reservoir
This loop takes you through some massive pine groves and skirts the shores of the
Wachusett Reservoir’s equally expansive ...
#18 Skug River Loop
This hike will take you over and around the Skug River , which is named after a phonetic spelling of the Nipmuc word for ...
#19 Ellisville Harbor State Park
An ocean ramble at the southern end of Plymouth overlooking Cape Cod Bay, this park spans 101 acres of meadow, salt marsh, ...
#20 Sandy Pond Loop
While this trail may not be surrounded by stately pine groves or possess historic intrigue, it’s a lesser-traveled route ...
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