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Richard Trail

  This part of Massachusetts has a great deal of available outdoors activities. Gardner State Park is a wonderful place to go if you're at Richard Trail, and a quick trip to Pond Brook is without doubt a perfect idea. You'll meet a lot of folks from Russell here, and get wet paddling on Westfield River. Camping is available at Prospect Mountain Campground; not far from Richard Trail you get some good water scenery at Russell Pond Dam. A perfect location to camp
    here at Richard Trail is Wilderness Experience Unlimtd, and beaches are fine and Babbs Beach is no exception. But wait, there's more to do in the neighborhood of Richard Trail. Sodom Brook flows through this region; whitewater paddling
is great on Little River. The Gorge is near Richard Trail and is a glorious place. For the period of the long summer days, highs usually are in the 80's at Richard Trail, and during the night it cools down to the 50's. Daytime highs all through the wintertime are in the 30's while Richard Trail nighttime low temperatures during the wintertime are in the 0's. The high level of rainfall makes Richard Trail a pretty wet spot. August is when you get the most rain here, and the driest of the months is January. 

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These outdoors activities are available near Richard Trail.
 Trails Near Richard Trail:
Metacomet Trail, Hartford County , 19 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Richard Trail:
Wilderness Experience Unlimtd, Westfield , 4 miles away
Prospect Mountain Campground, Granville , 5 miles away
Laurel Ridge Camping Area, Westfield , 7 miles away
Sodom Mountain Campground, Southwick , 7 miles away
Southwick Acres Campground, Southwick , 8 miles away
 Whitewater Near Richard Trail:
Little River, Hampden County , 2 miles away, Class III-IV - 3.2 miles long (Dam below Cobble Mountain Reservoir to Northwest Road)
Westfield River, Hampden County , 5 miles away, Class I-II - 4 miles long (Huntington to Russell)
Westfield River - North Branch, Hampshire/ Hampden County , 7 miles away, Class I-III - 5.2 miles long (Knightsville Dam to Huntington)
Hubbard River, Hampden County , 9 miles away, Class V - 2.65 miles long (W Hartland Road to Route 20)
Walker Brook, Berkshire/ Hampden County , 12 miles away, Class IV - 3.5 miles long (3.5 miles West of Chester on Route 20 to Chester)
 Public Lands Near Richard Trail:
Quinebaug & Shetucket Rivers Valley National Heritage Corridor, Putnam - CT , 69 miles away
Gardner State Park, Massachusetts , 7 miles away
Chester-Blandford State Forest, Massachusetts , 9 miles away
Hampton Ponds State Park, Massachusetts , 11 miles away
 Hotels Near Richard Trail:
Quality Inn Westfield - Springfield, Westfield , 8 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites WESTFIELD, Westfield , 8 miles away
Homewood Suites By Hilton Holyoke-Springfield-North, Holyoke , 14 miles away
Green Acres B And B, Simsbury , 14 miles away
Fairfield Inn & Suites Springfield Holyoke, Holyoke , 14 miles away
 Lakes Near Richard Trail
Springfield Water Works Intake Reservoir, Hampden County , 2 miles away
Congamond Lakes, Hampden County , 9 miles away
Tuller Reservoir, Hartford County , 14 miles away
Nashawannuck Pond, Hampshire County , 14 miles away
Barkhamsted Reservoir, Litchfield County , 14 miles away

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