Farley Cliffs Loop Trail


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Farley Cliffs Trailhead

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This property is in NQTA Map #12. You can purchase NQTA Map Sets in our Shop.


Take either of the Holmes Ave exits off Route 2A in Erving.

Follow up hill to Biggs Road and continue to follow up road to Farley Cliffs eight car parking lot.

Please respect abutting land owners privacy.


Starting at The Farley Cliffs trailhead to the forest footpath trail by following the white blazes and signage.

Follow trail .3 to waterfall follow the white blazes up the waterfall, crossing brook at top and follow along ridge out and pass Northfield Dam.

Follow this white blaze trail till you come to the blue blaze Hermit Cave trail.

Take a right on to the loop trail out to Hermit Cave and continue on to where it connects and follows up to The Farley Ledges with outstanding vistas. Continue until you are back where the blue blaze loop trail intersection.

Continue on the white blaze trail until crossing of a footbridge and the intersection of the burnt orange trail.

Take the burnt orange trail down to where it intersects with the white blaze again at the waterfall area and continue on to you come out back to the trailhead.

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Trail Etiquette

Please use common sense and show common courtesy on all trails. See the Trail Etiquette Guide for tips for hikers, mountain bikers and horseback riders.