Soapstone Mountain at Quabbin Reservoir
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Telomere
N 42° 28.379 W 072° 15.776
18T E 724998 N 4705923
Quick Description: A nice view of the Quabbin Reservoir area from the Northeast.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 6/2/2009 6:54:05 PM
Waymark Code: WM6GWV
Views: 7

Long Description:
Soapstone Mountain used to be the site of a working soapstone quarry, and the quarried stone was formed into useful products in the valley below. The mountain used to be in the town of Dana, disincorporated when the valley was flooded by the newly-constructed reservoir. Today it is in the town of Petersham. A beautiful panorama of the reservoir is viewable from the summit, accessible from the recreation trails that border the reservoir, via Mass. Rt 122, at DRC gates 33, 35 or 37. Consult the DCR website for trail maps: (visit link)
Type of overlook: trail

Overlook designation: not designated

Elevation: 775.00

View:
The Quabbin Reservoir


Picnic tables: Not Listed

Benches: Not Listed

Water/restrooms: Not Listed

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