Parks & Playgrounds

Spruces Park

Williamstown

Two sculptured lion sentries guard the entrance to more than 100 acres. Walk or run on the flat 2.2 mile perimeter trail or take a morning walk with your dog on the interior mowed paths through the fields.

Linear Park Picnic Area

Williamstown

At the enter of town, at the top of Route 43, a stone bridge crosses the Green River to a shady with picnic tables and a swimming hole that can reach several feet at its deepest.

Linear Park Trails

Williamstown

Flat walking trails wander through the woods and fields along the Green and Hoosic rivers.

Margaret Lindley Park

Williamstown

A manmade pond that’s fed by the Hemlock Brook has sandy beach and shallow areas for the little ones. Open from dawn til dusk.

Windsor Lake

North Adams

Close to town, Windsor Lake invites picnics, hiking, and swimming on a sandy beach with views of the mountains. Bring a lawn chair, picnic supper and bathing suit.

Mount Hope Park

Williamstown

Where the Roaring Brook meets the Green River, tables and small grills give picnic spots just off Route 43.

Greylock Glen

Adams

A network of meadows, swamps and woodlands covers more than 1,000 acres on the slopes of Mount Greylock, with picnic tables by the pond and trails throughout.

Mount Greylock State Reservation

Top of Mount Greylock

Paved roads lead up the state’s tallest peak. From the top, you can see several states plus access hiking trails.

Ashuwillticook Rail Trail

Adams to Lanesborough

The Ashuwillticook Rail Trail runs north to south along Route 8, from Lanesborough and north to the visitor center in Adams.

Clarksburg State Park

Clarksburg

Nestled in acres of northern hardwood forest, Mauserts Pond has picnic and a pavilion area. The pond is surrounded by 9.5 miles of foot trails.

Sheep Hill

Williamstown

This 50-acre former dairy farm was purchased by Williamstown Rural Lands in 2000. History touring, picnicking, hiking and bird-watching are just a few of the available activities here.

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