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Purgatory Chasm State Reservation

5 locals recommend

Tips from locals

October 21, 2018
This park is a well known to locals for great hiking.
July 18, 2017
A unique natural landmark, Purgatory Chasm runs for a quarter of a mile between granite walls rising as high as 70 feet. Popular with picnickers and rock-climbers alike, the Chasm is believed to have its origin in the sudden release of dammed-up glacial meltwater near the end of the last Ice Age,…
April 1, 2017
Cavernous rock climbing, nature and hiking trails, caves (if you can find them), parking fee is $6 per carload, picnic spots
August 26, 2014
A super place to walk and climb. Climb through rock formations and walk the trail.
June 17, 2014
A wonderful hike in a "Grand Canyon" New England style. Only 3 miles from our doorstep.

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198 Purgatory Road
Sutton, Massachusetts 01590
Phone+1 508-234-3733