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Trail Conditions

Trip Log


Sachem Head
Greenfield, MA

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

Stairway on the ascent to Sachem Ledge

After raining most of the day, the sun started to come out, revealing peak foliage. The trail was mostly dry, however the ledge on the final ascent proved tricky.

With the exception of the stairway and ledge final ascent, the hike is pretty much flat.

Hike Ratings
Getting To Trailhead: Easy
Destination: Sachem Head
Length: Easy
Steepness: Difficult
Navigation: Moderate
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Heavy

Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Thursday, October 12, 2006
Hike Commenced: 4:58 PM
Parking Elevation: 305'
Destination: Sachem Head
Ascent Commenced: 4:59 PM
Summit Reached: 5:08 PM
Time Elapsed: 00:09
Trailhead Elevation: 310'
Summit Elevation: 452'
Vertical Gain: 162'
Hike Ended: 5:38 PM
Hike Time Elapsed: 00:40
Hike Vertical Gain: 187'

Sachem's Run trailhead

Looking north over Greenfield from Sachem Head

Directions to trailhead: Take Highland Avenue to Parkway Street. Parking lot just before pond.

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