Williamstown Rural Lands

Williamstown

Williamstown Rural Lands maintains over ten miles of trails and has preserved more than 3,500 acres of land.

Appalachian Trail

Explore up to 90 miles of the 2,180 mile long AT right here in Berkshire County!

Ashuwillticook Rail Trail

Cheshire

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.

Be Safe and Be Seen

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!

Berkshire Destinations Guidebook

New England explorer Christy Butler offers this guidebook to over 150 unique and inspiring places including waterfalls, glacial erratics, vistas, cultural highlights.

Cascades Trail

North Adams

A short hike along a wooded stream to a cascading waterfall.

Clarksburg State Park

Clarksburg

Nestled in acres of northern hardwood forest, Mauserts Pond has picnic and a pavilion area, hiking, boating, fishing, and camping.

Field Farm

Williamstown

An historic art deco house and picnic tables overlook the pond. Trails travel around fields and through forest.

Greylock Glen

Adams

With multi-use trails for a wide variety of users, Greylock Glen serves as a gateway to the Mt. Greylock State Reservation trail system.

Hoosac Range Trail

North Adams

Ridgeline trail over dramatic cliffs to Sunset Rock and Spruce Hill. Great hiking, snowshoeing, views and birdwatching.

Linear Park Trails

Williamstown

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

Margaret Lindley Park

Williamstown

Sandy beach and shallow areas for the little ones. Open from dawn til dusk.

Mount Greylock Visitors Center

Lanesborough

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

Mount Prospect Overlook

There are many ways to hike to this beautiful vista. Grab a good pair of shoes, maybe some hiking poles, and choose your route!

North Berkshire Outdoor Guide Book

Williamstown

This book offers an introduction to the Berkshires and an extensive list of hiking trails with sections on fishing, climbing, paddling and winter camping.

Northern Berkshires Trails

An online thematic and curated guide to hikes and walks throughout the northern Berkshire hills and forests.

Pine Cobble Trail

Williamstown

One of the finest panoramic views of the Hoosic River valley rewards this steep rocky hike.

Pittsfield State Forest

Pittsfield

Cascading streams, waterfalls, and flowering shrubs abound in Pittsfield State Forest with 30 miles of trails to explore.

Spruces Park

Williamstown

Two sculptured lion sentries guard the entrance to more than 100 acres of flat trails popular with dog-walkers.

Stone Hill

Williamstown

Walking trails cross the hills, woods, and pastures behind the museum. Open year-round.

Williamstown Trails

Williamstown

Rural Lands maintains numerous trails and offers an interactive online trail map.