Jacobs Hill Trail

Athol, Massachusetts 1368

Jacobs Hill Trail

Jacobs Hill Trail Professional Review and Guide

"As you drive along the road that winds uphill toward the Jacobs Hill trailhead, thank your car for doing most of the climbing on this trip! Just about 0.5 mile from the start of this quick and easy hike, the woods open to reveal lovely views of hills rising over a lonely pond—an ideal picnic spot.

On the return leg, you’ll follow a crooked brook that empties into a deliciously swampy swamp full of croaking critters. (Have the kids bring a net in case they want to examine a frog or crayfish up close.)"

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Trail Information

Athol
Nearby City
1.3
Distance
180 feet
Elevation Gain
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Easy
Skill Level
1 hour
Duration
April to November
Season
The Trustees of Reservations, Central Region
Local Contacts
USGS Winchendon
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Jul 2018