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Royalston Falls

Route 32, Royalston, MA 01331
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Breathtaking

A breathtaking waterfall that falls into a hole probably the water flows through an underground... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ShavikH
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Not as nice as Doane's but worth it

About a mile round trip on a rougher trail than Doane's but it is a nice falls and the woods were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
dave d
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Bradford, Massachusetts
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Follow a descending trail that leads to a deep, ancient gorge carved by prehistoric glacial meltwater to falls that plunge 45 feet into a basin.
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good47%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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“short hike” (2 reviews)
“nice hike” (2 reviews)
“shelter” (6 reviews)
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Route 32, Royalston, MA 01331
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A breathtaking waterfall that falls into a hole probably the water flows through an underground river. You have two ways of getting here. By the falls road, which only a 4WD vehicle with high ground clearance. Or by route 32 which is accessible by almost...More

Thank ShavikH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

About a mile round trip on a rougher trail than Doane's but it is a nice falls and the woods were quiet (although buggy this time of year).

Thank dave d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I decided this would be a good place to explore. We parked on the small dirt parking lot located on route 32. There is a historical cemetery nearby and was worth checking out to see the veteran markers and dates of death....More

Thank Kali C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We never thought this hidden gem would be so beautiful! It was! We loved everything about this exsperience! The sights, sounds and even the smell of the air! Breathe deep!

Thank Lydia A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fairly difficult trail down to the falls, well worth it if you are able to hike the trail. Took us about an hour and fifteen minutes. Bring water. Gorgeous views of the falls. A must if you are in the area.

Thank Darlene K
Reviewed 2 December 2016

The falls were outstanding the path was leaf covered so there were some slippery spots especially because of the rain last night. The path stays close to the stream and from Doane Hill Road and Athol Rd parking spot each falls gets better than the...More

Thank r0ger68
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Read some sites where this is considered a moderate hike. I feel that this is a false representation. After leaving the parking lot (where we did not take a photo of the map, bad decision) we walked up and down hills for quite some time....More

3  Thank JR B
Reviewed 10 August 2016

This is a fairly short but somewhat challenging hike. Start at the parking area on RT 32 (Not far north of the road that leads to Tully Lake Campground). You hike down into a ravine and back up again. Wife and I loved the falls...More

2  Thank Kenneth W
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Went to see the falls. The map out front at the trail head was very faded and it appeared that there was a trail loop presumably to the falls and back. We followed the Tully Trail which was yellow painted dots on trees. The trails...More

3  Thank 908justinz
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Short hike to a nice plunging waterfall. Overnight shelter close by and a very family-friendly hike.

Thank my3sons_nh
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