Lowell, MA is an Oasis of Fun

Hiking Trails in Lowell, MA

Lowell features some of the best spots and trails for you to hike with its open spaces and lush areas. If you are a hiking enthusiast, no doubt you may want to consider these popular areas.  Find more information here.

Lowell-Dracut-Tyngsboro State Forest

This vast state forest encompasses over 1,000 acres of land. It offers over 6 miles of trails appropriate for hiking, biking, horseback riding, and even skiing and snowmobiling in the winter. Along the way, there are plenty of places to stop and enjoy the woods, including wetlands, ponds, and swamps where you can go boating or fishing. The state forest has hours from sunrise to sunset, and hunting is allowed in season. Free parking is available. See here for information about Lowell, MA, which is the Town For Spring Festivals.

Purgatory Falls

This hiking trails series is just under an hour north of Lowell and well-worth every minute of the drive for a great day trip! The trails take you along nearly 6 miles of running water between Lyndeborough and Mont Vernon and pass a wide variety of natural attractions, including three historic waterfalls – definitely worth including on this list! Many hikers have reported seeing stunning views from the falls. The hike to and from all three falls requires about a 1.5-hour round trip and is considered easy.

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