The parks come alive with color
Whether you prefer scenic drives to view summit vistas, peaceful walks against colorful foliage backdrops, or bike rides amongst falling leaves, find it all in Massachusetts state parks.
Visit the Massachusetts Fall Foliage webpage for more information.
Mt. Sugarloaf State Reservation
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The New Salem and Enfield lookouts offer magnificent views of the reservoir.
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October Mountain State Forest
The name of "October Mountain" is attributed to writer Herman Melville, whose view from his home in Pittsfield of these hills in fall impressed him so.
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The Appalachian Trail in Massachusetts provides a broad array of hiking opportunities for both the long-distance or day hiker.
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Norwottuck Rail Trail
The Norwottock Rail Trail is an 11 mile path linking Northampton, Hadley, and Amherst along the former Boston & Main Railroad right-of-way.
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Maudslay State Park
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Ashuwillticook Rail Trail
The rail trail offers outstanding views of scenery and abundant wildlife.