Reversing Falls Trail
ElevationAscent: 78' 24 m
Descent: -83' -25 m
High: 42' 13 m
Low: 8' 2 m
GradeAvg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 12% (7°)
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“A run over the eskers around the Reversing Falls Marsh.”— Shawn Holland
At the 0.12 mile mark, the trail ascends a smaller esker and descends to the Reversing Falls. When the tide is going out, the falls flow east, when the tide is coming in, the falls flow west. On the other side of the falls, there are two trails you can take. One follows the shoreline of the back river and the other ascends the Sugar Plum Ridge which is another esker. Take the ridge trail.
At the end of the Sugar Plum Ridge, cross another low-lying area, and follow the trail straight into the woods, bypassing a side trail on your left. Shortly after at the 0.5-mile mark, bear right and cross the power lines. At the next fork, stay right. After a while, the trail bears left and climbs to Great Esker Trail and ends.
Land Manager: City of Weymouth - Parks and Recreation