Fairhaven Cliffs


Fairhaven Cliffs are a unique natural feature overlooking Fairhaven Bay and points West towards Mount Wachusett. These cliffs were frequented by Thoreau and used as a vantage point over Fairhaven Bay.


The Fairhaven Cliffs are on private property and cannot be directly accessed.


While the Fairhaven Cliffs cannot be directly accessed, there are publicly accessible paths surrounding the cliffs. A popular hiking route allows viewing of the cliffs and provides a sense of their presence.

Seasonal Information

The trails surrounding Fairhaven Cliffs may be impassible in the winter due to ice and snow. During spring, summer, and fall, poison ivy may be present on or near the trails. Check for ticks year round with extra consideration in the spring and fall when ticks are most prevalent.

Nearby Sites

Fairhaven BayFairhaven Hill