Purgatory Chasm State Reservation

198 Purgatory Rd.
Sutton, MA 01590- Map It
(508) 234-3733

AAA Editor Notes

Purgatory Chasm State Reservation is 1.2 mi. s.e. on Uxbridge Rd., .2 mi. n.e. on Central Tpke., then 1.7 mi. s.e. to 198 Purgatory Rd. The 1,300-acre reservation encompasses Purgatory Chasm, a quarter-mile-long fissure running between granite walls up to 70 feet high. Hiking and rock climbing can be enjoyed. A playground and a visitor center are available. Picnicking is permitted.
$6 (per private out-of-state vehicle); $5 (per private in-state vehicle).
Hours: Reservation open daily dawn-dusk. Visitor center generally open daily 9-dusk; schedule varies in winter. Chasm trail closed when chasm is filled with snow and ice. It is very wise to phone ahead. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas.