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Walk Franklin County

County Road Walk – Leyden, Mass.

Located in Leyden, Massachusetts, the County Road Walk is a two-mile roundtrip walk surrounded by beautiful country farm landscapes. The walk is on a quiet, dirt road with minimal traffic moving through. Walkers will enjoy viewing sprawling farmland and cows grazing in the field as they pass beautiful homes and wildflowers along the way. The walk itself is relatively flat and is accessible for the novice walker looking to take a shorter walk in a new setting.

Sept 2017 Walk Franklin County Leyden photo

The walk begins at the intersection of Greenfield Road, Lois Lane, and South County Road, where there is large shoulder space on the road for parking. From there, walkers will proceed north on South County Road for one mile until meeting at the intersection with Greenfield Road again where they can turn around and return to parking.

Directions from 1-91 Northbound: take Exit 26 to MA-2A/MA- 2, at the rotary (traffic circle), take first exit toward Route 2 East. Follow the road past two traffic lights for a little under a mile taking the left onto Conway St. Stay on Conway St. for approx. 1.7 miles. Follow this road for approx. 4.3 miles as it goes from Leyden Rd. to Greenfield Rd. Keep an eye out for South County Road on the left side. Directions from I-91 Southbound: take Exit 26 toward route 2, take third exit off of rotary and continue as written above.