Guilder Pond to Mount Everett

Mount Washington State Forest

View along the Appalachian Trail on Mount Bushnell  - Mount Washington State Forest - Photo credit: Daniela Wagstaff View along the Appalachian Trail on Mount Bushnell  - Mount Washington State Forest - Photo credit: Daniela Wagstaff

Travel through two different worlds from the tranquil and beautiful old growth forest of Guilder Pond, the highest natural body of water in Massachusetts, to stunning panoramic views on the way up to Mount Everett’s dwarf forest summit.

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Depending on when you do this hike, you may drive into Mount Everett State Reservation to find the gates open or closed to traffic.  The gates are generally open in the summer during the day (closed at night) so people can drive all the way up to the picnic areas at Guilder Pond but at the time of this writing, October 2011, the gates were closed due to severe erosion of the road, damage...

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Avenza App Map: South Taconic 107

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