Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Wachusett Mountain, MA
Trails: North Meadow Trail, Chapman Trail, Dickens Trail, Harrington Trail, Old Indian Trail, West Side Trail, Semuhenna Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, November 14, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parked at Wachusett Meadows Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary. Quite a few people there, but plenty of spots. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Leaves - Significant/Slippery 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: None that weren't bridged 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Trails are in good condition. Lots of slippery leaves. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Dogs are not allowed on the Wildlife Sanctuary trails, but there were several dogs enjoying the Wachusett Mt trails. 
Bugs: not this time of year 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: North Meadow Tr, Chapman Tr, Dickens Tr, Harrington Tr (to summit), Old Indian Tr, West Side Tr, Semuhenna Tr, Harrington-Dickens-Chapman-North Meadow (descent)

Nice hike through the Wildlife Sanctuary trails, then one of the "standard" routs up Wachusett. Hardly anyone on the Chapman or Dickens Trails, but the Harrington Trail had quite a few hikers, as expected. Summit area was moderately crowded, I've seen it much worse. It was supposed to be a beautiful sunny day, but that didn't happen. Still, the air was clear, so the views were decent. It was easy to pick out the Boston skyline.  
Name: BC 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-11-15 
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