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Appalachian Trail: Gulf Road to Cheshire, MA

Watch for black bears along this 7.1-mile leg that features woodlands and a worthy side trip to the glacial leftovers of Cheshire Cobbles.

Rating

Shelters: None

To Trailhead

Start: From Dalton, MA, head N on Curtis Ave. for .4 miles and turn left on High St. Continue .5 miles to trail crossing on Gulf Rd. From School St. and Church St. in Cheshire, MA, go .1 mile west on Church St. to limited parking at St. Mary of the Assumption (ask permission first).

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