A very pleasant walk over a succession of low, forested hills with occasional glimpses of the Mt. Holyoke Range west, the Belchertown ponds to the east with Bay road as the only break in its atmosphere of wilderness solitude. The trailhead crossing on the east side of Bay Rd was purchased and protected by the Kestrel Trust in 2003.
Note: Extensive logging took place in the section between Bay Rd and Orchard St., watch for trail blazes.
There is very limited water in this section, bring an adequate supply.
+ Length: 4.0 miles
+ Elevation Profile