Explore the trails of the northern Berkshires. Easy, moderate, and strenuous hikes offered in this listing.
Walking guide to birdwatching in Williamstown.
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.
HIking trails, campground, and a manmade pond for swimming and boating.
JK Rowling announced that the North American school of witchcraft and wizardry is located atop our very own Mt. Greylock!