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Today we spent two hours walking the trails and climbing into the chasm (twice). It is a trip into nature at its beat.
Around the corner is West End Creamery. It is an ice cream shop with a corn maze, miniature golf, and a giant...More
This is a great place to go one a family hike!! It costs $5 to park and there is lots to do!! They have grills there you can bring charcoal to cook on and a playground for kids to play on! The only thing is...More
The last time I went to Purgatory Chasm was about 40+ years ago. Given that it was made by the receding glacier, not much has changed! Its a great place for a hike, not too long, well maintained, weird crazy rock outcroppings and little cavelettes...More
Our whole group enjoyed this hike thru the rocks. We had kids ranging from 6-14 and all enjoyed and felt comfortable walking thru and on the rocks. Took about 1.5 hours and that’s with a couple of stops for pictures and a water break!
Purgatory Chasm is a small state park that is located not far from Worcester and within a reasonable driving distance from Boston. The chasm was formed from a glacier and presents a nice challenge that works for everyone in the family. Parking is available- and...More
This hike was amazing. It's not very long, but you can go down the chasm and back up and around either side. There are a few smaller trials around it as well. Nice outdoor area! No fees during off season.
The chasm itself is a marvel and worth a trip. The surrounding trails are nice, but nothing out of the ordinary – although they do have a nice Maine vacation feel. Also the parking is free before May 26th which is nice. Bring good footwear,...More
Picnic tables, many hiking paths and areas to explore, maps available, clean restrooms, grills throughout, ice cream truck on-site, and dogs are welcome to join the walk! Beautiful outdoor park for a full day of exploring.
If you googled your question... you would probably get your answer there in more detail. It was beautiful and interesting.. it was a natural chasm , not man made! That’s all I know... I was there to hike.