Field Farm

Williamstown

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

Williamstown Rural Lands

Williamstown

Williamstown Rural Lands maintains over many miles of trails, preserves more than 3,500 acres of land, and offers programs for kids and adults.

Appalachian Trail

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

Ashuwillticook Rail Trail

Cheshire

More than 12 miles of trail running north – south along Route 8, the visitor center in Adams to Lanesborough.

Berkshires Outside

Berkshires Outside is an online compilation of outdoor recreation opportunities throughout Berkshire County.

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!

Cascades Trail

North Adams

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

Cole Field

Williamstown

Includes Williamstown Skate Park and Bud Anderson Baseball Field plus a walking path, river access, and great birding.

Greylock Glen

Adams

Multi-use trails for a wide variety of users. A gateway to the Mt. Greylock State Reservation trail system.

Hiking Resources

Maps, books, guided hikes, and information about hiking in the northern Berkshires.

Hoosac Range Trail

North Adams

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

The Hopper Trailhead

Williamstown

Great views, cold streams, wildflowers and more. Several trails start here at the end of Hopper Road.

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 Prospect Overlook

Williamstown

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

Noel Field Athletic Complex

North Adams

Walking tracks, playground, basketball, tennis, football, softball, summer splash pad, and North Adams Steeplecats.

Clarksburg State Park

Clarksburg

Hardwood forest and Mauserts Pond with picnic and a pavilion area, hiking, boating, fishing, and camping.

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.