Williamstown Rural Lands maintains over ten miles of trails and has preserved more than 3,500 acres of land.
BNRC’s website features trail maps and guides to hiking, strolling, dog walking, and swimming in the Berkshires.
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 runs more than 12 miles north to south along Route 8, from Lanesborough and north to the visitor center in Adams.
Hunters share the woods with hikers and bikers in November and December, so wear bright colors. Be safe, be seen, and have fun out there!
New England explorer Christy Butler offers this guidebook to over 150 unique and inspiring places including waterfalls, glacial erratics, vistas, cultural institutions and prominent statues.
A short hike along a wooded stream to a cascading waterfall.
Nestled in acres of northern hardwood forest, Mauserts Pond has picnic and a pavilion area, hiking, boating, and fishing.
An historic art deco house and picnic tables overlook the pond. Trails travel around fields and through forest.
Showcases native wildflowers and ferns that Aiken loved, propagated, wrote about, and urged others to grow.
With multi-use trails for a wide variety of users, Greylock Glen serves as a gateway to the Mt. Greylock State Reservation trail system.
Ridgeline trail over dramatic cliffs to Sunset Rock and Spruce Hill, offering outstanding hiking, snowshoeing, views and birdwatching during raptor migration.
A variety of all-season trails maintained by Williams College.
Great views, cold streams, wildflowers and more. Several trails start here at the end of Hopper Road.
Sandy beach and shallow areas for the little ones. Open from dawn til dusk.
Flat walking trails wander through the woods and fields along the Green and Hoosic rivers.
Paved roads lead up the state’s tallest peak. From the top, you can see several states plus access hiking trails.
More than four miles of easy-to-moderate hiking on roads and footpaths.
There are many ways to hike to this beautiful vista. Grab a good pair of shoes, maybe some hiking poles, and choose your route!
A geologic wonder with viewing platforms, picnic area and short wooded trails
This book offers an introduction to the Berkshires and an extensive list of hiking trails with sections on fishing, climbing, paddling and winter camping.
An online thematic and curated guide to hikes and walks throughout the northern Berkshire hills and forests.
One of the finest panoramic views of the Hoosic River valley rewards this steep rocky hike.
Cascading streams, waterfalls, and flowering shrubs abound in Pittsfield State Forest with 30 miles of trails to explore.
Hiking, swimming, fishing, camping, waterfalls, and picnicking.
Two sculptured lion sentries guard the entrance to more than 100 acres of flat trails popular with dog-walkers.
Walking trails cross the hills, woods, and pastures behind the museum. Open year-round.
Explore the history of Williamstown on this walking tour of Central Williamstown.
Rural Lands maintains numerous trails and offers an interactive online trail map.