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Cross Fells Trail

Intermediate
 3.9 (8)

Blue blazes from Flynn Skating Rink To Black Rock


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Map Key

4.8

Miles

7.8

KM

94%

Runnable

274' 84 m

High

67' 20 m

Low

526' 160 m

Up

499' 152 m

Down

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

22%

Max Grade (12°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Fall Colors · River/Creek · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

Beginning at the Whitmore Brook Entrance in the western Fells near Medford High School, on Winthrop Street, the Cross Fells Trail gives a good sampling of the features of the Reservation, from wetlands at Whitmore Brook to open water at Quarter Mile Pond in the eastern Fells, to views at Cairn Hill. Following the blue blazes throughout, the trail ends on Goodyear Ave, in Oakdale Park to the east. Use caution crossing South Border Road, Route 28, Woodland Road and the Fellsway. There is limited/no parking at the trailheads.

Shared By:

Shreyas Dube with improvements by Shea Mizuno

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  3.9 from 8 votes

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  3.9 from 8 votes
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Photos

Typical mini trail that shoots off Skyline
Sep 19, 2020 near Winchester, MA
Middlesex Fells Reservation
Feb 19, 2020 near Medford, MA
MIT Observatory on the Rock Circuit Trail.
Aug 16, 2016 near Melrose, MA

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