Purgatory Chasm State Reservation

Accessible
Dogs Allowed

Details of Purgatory Chasm State Reservation

Overview of Purgatory Chasm State Reservation

Purgatory Chasm is a unique natural landmark offering exciting adventure. Follow trails to rock formations such as The Corn Crib, The Coffin and Lovers’ Leap. After exploration, settle down for an afternoon picnic.

Hours for Purgatory Chasm State Reservation

Sunrise to sunset

The Chasm trail is now closed through the winter months.

Parking at Purgatory Chasm State Reservation

Daily parking fee charged Memorial Day weekend through October 31

MA resident  $5

Non-MA resident  $10

Resident and non resident status is determined by the vehicle license plate

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Activities at Purgatory Chasm State Reservation

Person walking

Hiking & walking

Follow 2 miles of trails to all sorts of rock formations and breathtaking views of the chasm.
A family enjoys a picnic lunch by their campsite.

Picnicking

Enjoy a picnic with friends or family with fantastic views.

All Activities at Purgatory Chasm State Reservation

  • Cross-country skiing
  • Educational programs
  • Hiking
  • Rock climbing

Facilities at Purgatory Chasm State Reservation

  • Grilling
  • Restrooms
  • Playground
  • Picnic areas
  • Visitors center

Accessibility at Purgatory Chasm State Reservation

  • Accessible restrooms

Restrictions at Purgatory Chasm State Reservation

  • Keep clear from edges of chasm
  • Avoid climbing during or after inclement weather as rocks will be slippery

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