Appalachian Trail: MA 23 to Tyringham Road

This 11-miler follows a network of bog bridges, passes a glacial pond, and showcases postcard views from The Ledges.
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This 11-miler follows a network of bog bridges, passes a glacial pond, and showcases postcard views from The Ledges.

Shelters: Mt. Wilcox South Lean-to; sleeps 6. Mt. Wilcox North Lean-to; sleeps 10.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 17.8

Waypoints

WPT015

Location: 42.2028846740723, -73.2770843505859

The Ledges

ZZZ010

Location: 42.1839485168457, -73.2906341552734

MA 23 (4.3 mi. E to Monterey, MA)

WPT020

Location: 42.2060012817383, -73.2698440551758

Water

ZZZ010

Location: 42.2349014282227, -73.1943511962891

Tyringham Rd./Main Rd.

WPT007

Location: 42.2405853271484, -73.2107086181641

Sound-of-Music-like hills rise around Cobble Hill. Caution: Make sure to follow AT's rectangle blazes, heading S. White circle blazes head N

WPT009

Location: 42.2379989624023, -73.2093811035156

Jerusalem Rd./Fernside Rd.

WPT003

Location: 42.2220153808594, -73.2540969848633

Another trail to Mt. Wilcox North Shelter

WPT005

Location: 42.2500495910644, -73.2273483276367

Fernside Rd./Jerusalem Rd. (.6 mi. W to Tyringham, MA)

WPT013

Location: 42.2008819580078, -73.2829818725586

Benedict Pond; gravel road to lake

WPT009

Location: 42.2517395019531, -73.2246856689453

Shaker Campsite

WPT012

Location: 42.194881439209, -73.2850036621094

Blue Hill Rd.

WPT001

Location: 42.2076683044434, -73.2682800292969

Mt. Wilcox South Lean-To

WPT002

Location: 42.2215843200684, -73.2544326782226

Trail to Mt. Wilcox North Lean-to

WPT004

Location: 42.229133605957, -73.248046875

Beartown Mtn. Rd.; water

DSCF6537

Location: 42.2422180175781, -73.2088851928711

DSCF6543

Location: 42.2382850646973, -73.2093811035156

DSCF6531

Location: 42.2470016479492, -73.2311859130859