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East Branch Housatonic River

Hinsdale, Massachusetts

East Branch Housatonic River

East Branch Housatonic River Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"The little-traveled East Branch Housatonic River meanders through
an extensive series of wild beaver marshes. Look to the east to enjoy
the scenic October Mountain State Forest. Look for deer, otter,
muskrat, herons and egrets, ducks and geese. You should see beaver
in the evening."

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Trail Information

Hinsdale
Nearby City
5
Distance
Easy
Skill Level
5 hours
Duration
Class I
Class
Spring through Fall
Season
Camping at October Mountain State Forest, Beartown State Forest, Tolland State Forest, Pittsfield State Forest
Local Contacts
Massachusetts Atlas & Gazetteer, Map 33: D18, E18, 19, F19, G19; USGS Peru
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