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Mt. Sugarloaf - South Deerfield, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 28.199 W 072° 35.525
18T E 697949 N 4704769
Quick Description: Mt. Sugarloaf, is a butte type mountain rising abruptly from the Connecticut River floodplain in South Deerfield, MA. A coin operated binocular is located at the south edge of the south summit.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 8/8/2012 2:48:27 PM
Waymark Code: WMF1X4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 2

Long Description:
Mt. Sugarloaf is composed of a sandstone rock called Sugarloaf Arkose, is a fine example of the type of geology of the Connecticut River Valley. The south summit can be reached by the The Pocumtuck Ridge Trail or by a state maintained auto road. The summit area features a pavilion for picnicking and a two-level lookout tower from which there are panoramic views of the Connecticut River Valley. At the south rim of the summit, beyond the lookout tower, stands a single coin-operated binocular manufactured by Tower Optical Company of Norwalk, CT.

Mt. Sugarloaf reservation is open during daylight hours.

$2.00 parking fee at Mt. Sugarloaf State Reservation May through September. Parking Area: N 42° 28.238 W 072° 05.520
Cost to Operate: 25 cents

Primary Vista: Connecticut River Valley

Number of devices at the site: one

Other Vistas at the location: Not listed

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