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Massaemett Mountain
Shelburne, MA

Massaemett Mountain as seen from South Sugarloaf Mountain
Massaemett Mountain as seen from South Sugarloaf Mountain

Summary
Location mapMassaemett Mountain overlooks the village of Shelburne Falls. There are multiple ways to access it, from easy to moderate/difficult. In recent years, a new trailhead near Shelburne Falls has been developed for what has been named the Fire Tower Trail.

The rock fire tower, originally privately built circa 1909 for observational purposes and later commissioned for fire detection circa 1911, provides views in all directions.


Summit Elevation
1,588 feet

Summit Facilities
Fire tower

Trip Reports:
Click on the date for photos, timestamps, and maps.
Date of Hike Trail(s) Length Steepness Vertical
March 6, 2016 Fire Tower Trail Moderate Moderate 1,058'
August 6, 2015 Sanctuary Road, more Easy Moderate 536'
October 19, 2013 Fire Tower Trail Moderate Moderate 1,058'
September 7, 2013 Fire Tower Trail Moderate Moderate 1,058'
July 14, 2013 Sanctuary Road, more Easy Moderate 536'
July 14, 2011 Tower Road Easy Easy 318'
April 2, 2011 Unnamed Moderate Moderate 1,028'
March 28, 2007 Unnamed Moderate Moderate 1,028'
March 13, 2007 Unnamed Moderate Moderate 1,028'
February 13, 2007 Unnamed Moderate Moderate 1,028'
February 4, 2007 Unnamed Moderate Moderate 1,028'
January 6, 2007 Unnamed Moderate Moderate 1,028'
December 12, 2006 Unnamed Moderate Moderate 1,163'
October 31, 2006 Unnamed Moderate Moderate 1,163'
August 21, 2006 Unnamed Easy Easy 485'

More Information
- Massaemett Mountain - Wikipedia




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