Best Snowshoeing in Massachusetts

This list represents the most popular snowshoeing in Massachusetts. Use this list to plan your next Massachusetts snowshoeing trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 Alander Mountain Trail

    8 Reviews

    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 altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.3 miles with a total elevation ...
    •  2.6 miles

    Alander Mountain Trail is a hiking trail in Mount Washington, Massachusetts. It is 2.6 miles long and begins at 1,651 feet ...

  • #2 Mount Holyoke/Skinner State Park Trail

    1 Reviews

    Hadley, MA

    “Nobody knows we’re out here! It’s all about Boston, Cape Cod, and the Berkshires," complained a local innkeeper. ’Tis true, alas. This area of the state doesn’t get a lot of attention. It is ...
    •  2 hours
    •  1.6 miles
    •  Guide

    “Nobody knows we’re out here! It’s all about Boston, Cape Cod, and the Berkshires," complained a local innkeeper. ’Tis true, ...

  • #3 Wachusett Mountain State Reservation Trail

    1 Reviews

    Leominster, MA

    Wachusett Mountain is home to a busy alpine ski area, but who cares when the rewards of trekking are so sublime? Bag the 2006-foot peak of Mount Wachusett, and you’ll enjoy a bird’s-eye view ...
    •  4.5 hours
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    Wachusett Mountain is home to a busy alpine ski area, but who cares when the rewards of trekking are so sublime? Bag the ...

  • #4 Douglas State Forest Trail

    2 Reviews

    Webster, MA

    This gently lovely area of forests, kettle ponds, and wetlands is proof that one doesn’t need to conquer a summit to enjoy great scenery. In wintertime, the American chestnut trees that flank ...
    •  4 hours
    •  4.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This gently lovely area of forests, kettle ponds, and wetlands is proof that one doesn’t need to conquer a summit to enjoy ...

  • #5 Bash Bish Trail

    7 Reviews

    Bash Bish Falls State Park, MA

    Bash Bish Trail is a hiking trail in Mount Washington, Massachusetts. It is within Bashbish Falls State Park and Bash Bish Falls State Park. It is 0.4 miles long and begins at 1,275 feet altitude. ...
    •  0.4 miles

    Bash Bish Trail is a hiking trail in Mount Washington, Massachusetts. It is within Bashbish Falls State Park and Bash Bish ...

  • #6 Spruce Hill Trail

    1 Reviews

    Adams, MA

    “l knew I’d made it as a ranger when I landed here!" a park ranger told us of his job at Savoy Mountain State Forest. Other rangers, at other Massachusetts state parks, concur; this one is special. ...
    •  4 hours
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    “l knew I’d made it as a ranger when I landed here!" a park ranger told us of his job at Savoy Mountain State Forest. Other ...

  • #7 Great Brook Farm State Park Trail

    1 Reviews

    South Chelmsford, MA

    After a heavy, wet snow, Great Brook can be like a kayaking trip through Florida’s mangrove swa1nps-a lovely, tangled adventure. You’ll tunnel your way under dense canopies of brush, and duck ...
    •  2 hours
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    After a heavy, wet snow, Great Brook can be like a kayaking trip through Florida’s mangrove swa1nps-a lovely, tangled adventure. ...

  • #8 Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge Trail

    1 Reviews

    Still River, MA

    The theme on this easygoing family hike is beavers. Evidence of beavers is everywhere, from three huge beaver lodges to the countless felled trees and tree stumps gnawed by these toothsome critters. ...
    •  1-2 hours
    •  1.9 miles
    •  Guide

    The theme on this easygoing family hike is beavers. Evidence of beavers is everywhere, from three huge beaver lodges to the ...

  • #9 Walden Pond

    0 Reviews

    Concord, MA

    Although Walden Pond is not remote and you won’t be alone, you somehow feel miles away from civilization. Indeed, you are at the heart of the beginnings of the American conservation movement ...
    •  1.5 hours
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    Although Walden Pond is not remote and you won’t be alone, you somehow feel miles away from civilization. Indeed, you are ...

  • #10 Parker River National Wildlife Refuge at Plum Island

    1 Reviews

    Newburyport, MA

    Plum Island is a premier destination for birding in the Northeast.
    •  1 hour
    •  1.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Plum Island is a premier destination for birding in the Northeast.

  • #11 Mount Toby Trail

    0 Reviews

    South Deerfield, MA

    lf you’re looking for a good day hike that really delivers in terms of scenery, summits, and a solid workout, you won’t do better than this Pioneer Valley favorite. In the summer, Mount Toby ...
    •  4-5 hours
    •  5.5 miles
    •  Guide

    lf you’re looking for a good day hike that really delivers in terms of scenery, summits, and a solid workout, you won’t do ...

  • #12 Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary Trail

    0 Reviews

    Lenox, MA

    Beaver lodges, winter birds, and crackling, iced-over ponds-these are the features that draw snowshoe hikers to this lovely, 1400-acre property owned by the Massachusetts Audubon Society, set ...
    •  4 hours
    •  2.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Beaver lodges, winter birds, and crackling, iced-over ponds-these are the features that draw snowshoe hikers to this lovely, ...

  • #13 Walden Pond State Reservation Trail

    0 Reviews

    Concord, MA

    Walden Pond, once home to author Henry David Thoreau, is a beloved local landmark. In summer, it is perhaps a bit too beloved-so many people throng to this swimming hole (a kettle pond) on a ...
    •  2 hours
    •  1.7 miles
    •  Guide

    Walden Pond, once home to author Henry David Thoreau, is a beloved local landmark. In summer, it is perhaps a bit too beloved-so ...

  • #14 Mount Greylock Trail

    1 Reviews

    Maple Grove, MA

    Climbing the east side of Mount Greylock, Massachusetts’ highest peak, via the Gould Trail is one of our favorite hikes, for a couple of reasons. First, there’s parking at the trailhead, reachable ...
    •  5 hours
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    Climbing the east side of Mount Greylock, Massachusetts’ highest peak, via the Gould Trail is one of our favorite hikes, ...

  • #15 Freetown-fall River State Forest

    0 Reviews

    Assonet, MA

    The attractions of this expansive preserve include good vistas, trout fishing in Rattlesnake Brook, and cross-country skiing.
    •  20 minutes
    •  0.5 miles
    •  Guide

    The attractions of this expansive preserve include good vistas, trout fishing in Rattlesnake Brook, and cross-country sk ...

  • #16 Bradley Palmer State Park

    0 Reviews

    Topsfield, MA

    This loop follows the Ipswich River as it cuts between Bradley Palmer State Park and the adjacent Willowdale State Forest. Together they offer 721 acres and over 20 miles of trails. For a small ...
    •  1.5-2 hours
    •  2.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This loop follows the Ipswich River as it cuts between Bradley Palmer State Park and the adjacent Willowdale State Forest. ...

  • #17 Crane Beach Loop

    0 Reviews

    Ipswich, MA

    Five miles of trails wind through more than 1,200 acres of whitesand beach and dunes along both sides of Castle Neck.
    •  2.5 hours
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    Five miles of trails wind through more than 1,200 acres of whitesand beach and dunes along both sides of Castle Neck.

  • #18 Upton State Forest Trail

    0 Reviews

    Upton, MA

    The first time we ever hiked here, in springtime, we were greeted by an unusual sight; a parade of people dressed in Renaissance garb spilled out of the woods—a role-playing group, the Society ...
    •  3 hours
    •  3.3 miles
    •  Guide

    The first time we ever hiked here, in springtime, we were greeted by an unusual sight; a parade of people dressed in Renaissance ...

  • #19 Ice Glen Trail

    3 Reviews

    Stockbridge, MA

    Ice Glen Trail is a hiking trail in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 970 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is a mile with a total elevation gain of 311 ...
    •  0.5 miles

    Ice Glen Trail is a hiking trail in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 970 feet altitude. Traveling ...

  • #20 Harold Parker Road

    4 Reviews

    Essex County, MA

    Harold Parker Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Essex County, Massachusetts. It is 1.3 miles long and begins at 119 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.6 miles with a total ...
    •  1.3 miles

    Harold Parker Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Essex County, Massachusetts. It is 1.3 miles long and begins at ...