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Mt. Toby
Sunderland, MA, Leverett, MA

Trailheads, measurements, times, distances, and maps are all approximate and relative to the hike(s) as shown below.
Tower Road
Tower Road

Route: Tower Road

Nice jog to the tower. Gated road mostly dry. Nice views from the tower (not much to see from the ground). Saw a very small patch of Hepatica about 1/10th of a mile before the Roaring Falls junction on Tower Road. Lots of trillium in bloom around this section as well.

Hike Ratings
Getting To Trailhead: Easy
Destination: Mt. Toby
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Moderate
Navigation: Easy
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Minimal


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Friday, April 26, 2013
Parking Elevation: 390'
Destination: Mt. Toby
Time Elapsed: 00:36
Trailhead Elevation: 390'
Summit Elevation: 1,269'
Vertical Gain: 904'
Hike Time Elapsed: 01:16
Hike Vertical Gain: 944'


One of the Tower Road gates
One of the Tower Road gates

Looking south at UMass Amherst and the Holyoke Range from the Mt. Toby fire tower - Click to enlarge
Looking south at UMass Amherst and the Holyoke Range from the Mt. Toby fire tower

Topographic map of Mt. Toby


Directions to trailhead: From Route 116 in Sunderland, take Route 47 north. Take a right onto Reservation Road. Tower road begins adjacent to a parking area and trail map kiosk.

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