Bascom Lodge is a rustic stone and wood building at the summit Mount Greylock, built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s on the Appalachain Trail. It is open from May to October.
Walking guide to birdwatching in Williamstown.
Explore the trails of the northern Berkshires. Easy, moderate, and strenuous hikes offered in this listing.
The Appalachian Trail is one of the longest continuously marked footpaths in the world, measuring roughly 2,180 miles in length.
The Ashuwillticook Rail Trail is a multiuse trail running north – south in Berkshire County.
A short, beautiful river walk following the Notch Brook in North Adams from the end of Marion Avenue to a popular cascading waterfall. Visit BerkshireHiking.com for a complete description.
Enjoy more than four miles of moderate hiking.
Three-mile ridgeline trail over dramatic cliffs to Spruce Hill, offering outstanding hiking, snowshoeing, views and birdwatching during raptor migration.
A 2,600 acre reserve managed by Williams College for research and teaching activities while preserving and monitoring forest resources.
Entertain your whole family with the many fun activities at Jiminy Peak’s Mountain Adventure Park.
The Visitor Center is open year-round with trail maps, orientation, tourist information, and exhibits on natural and cultural stories of the park.
An introduction to the Berkshires and an extensive list of trails and sections on hiking, fishing, climbing, paddling and winter camping.
Straddling the Massachusetts/Vermont border, this inviting mix of forest and field, wetland and wildflower meadow, draws both novice hikers and serious naturalists.
Offers one of the finest panoramic views of the Hoosic River valley.
30 miles of trails encourage visitors to escape into the quiet of the state forest which follows the crest of the Taconic Mountain Range separating Massachusetts and New York.
Hiking, swimming, fishing, camping, and picnicking.
Naturalist/interpreter on hand each Saturday in the summer for tours and casual exploration.
A challenging hike with great views—some say the best views in the Mount Greylock State Reservation.
Miles of trails around Mauserts pond, camping, picnic areas, fishing, and great views.
At 3,491 feet, Mount Greylock is the highest point in Massachusetts.
The Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation maintains numerous trails in the Williamstown area. Trail Kiosk at 671 Cold Spring Road.
Nature walk for all ages exploring meadows, wetlands, and woodlands.
A winter guided snowshoe or hike will explore trails up and around the Natural Bridge, led by Andy Kawczak and the Hoosic River Wathershed Association, with light history with hot chocolate.
Hike by moonlight, or not, on Steephill Trails with Elayne Murphy and the Hoosic River Wattershed Association, heading out from the Clark Art Institute through the woods and fields around Stone Hill.
The nature center at the Greenberg Reserve holds walks and talks to explore the Vermont woods, fields and wetlands year-round, to learn about the land and ways to preserve and protect it.
JK Rowling announced that the North American school of witchcraft and wizardry is located atop our very own Mt. Greylock!
HIking trails, campground, and a manmade pond for swimming and boating.