Protecting the nature of Massachusetts for people and wildlife through conservation, education, and advocacy.
Showcases native wildflowers and ferns that Aiken loved, propagated, wrote about, and urged others to grow.
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!
Offering a variety of classes, private, sessions, and coaching to help you do more of what you live for.
A locally owned and operated full service indoor tennis club in Southern Vermont.
Among the oldest botanical gardens in the U.S., Berkshire Botanical Garden emphasizes native plants and offers public programs.
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.
For 35 years, Berkshire East ski resort has been offering great skiing at affordable prices plus snow tubing and lessons for the whole family!
Your local fly fishing guide service.
Fishing excursions for beginners and experts.
Your one-stop location for road biking through the Northern Berkshires and beyond.
Crosscountry ski and snowshoe for beautiful views, stunning woods, and a nice challenge for your skills
Bonnie Lea Farm offers scheduled horseback riding lessons, instructed trail rides (teens & adults) and so much more!
A local fave for riding and skiing!
A 1908 trolley bridge that is now covered with flowers to enjoy from April until the end of October.
A little help to create a wonderful vacation for you and your family in the northern Berkshires.
All-inclusive health resort and luxury spa.
A short hike along a wooded stream to a cascading waterfall.
A fly fishing reel company based in the northern Berkshires
Nestled in acres of northern hardwood forest, Mauserts Pond has picnic and a pavilion area, hiking, boating, and fishing.
Here are a few suggestions from locals who love where they live and want to share it with you.
Children and adults both love the corn maze challenge! There’s also a scavenger hunt, mini golf, farm stand and food truck.
Offers five different white water rafting adventures from mild to wild.
Just north of Williamstown, cross the Vermont border into the Green Mountains that’s fostered its own artistic community for more than a century.
The county’s newest course, offers everything a golfer could ask for in a nine-hole layout.
An historic art deco house and picnic tables overlook the pond. Trails travel around fields and through forest.
Recent fishing reports, tips, and techniques for fly fishing the Deerfield River
The Bowling Alley, Escape Room, and Golf simulators are closed until further notice due to COVID-19.
Multi-use trails designed to accommodate a wide variety of users with different skills and interests. Greylock Glen also serves as a gateway to the Mt. Greylock State Reservation trail system.
Fly fish from a comfortable raft.
Wading trips in the Deerfield and its tributaries. For beginners, experts, and families.
A club that promotes the study of birds in Berkshire County.
Ridgeline trail over dramatic cliffs to Sunset Rock and Spruce Hill, offering outstanding hiking, snowshoeing, views and birdwatching during raptor migration.
This is a guide to the paddling experience that can be had on the Hoosic River and its larger tributaries.
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.
A full-service spa along the Green river. Massage therapy, facials, skin care, full service hair salon, private outdoor hot tub, and a relaxed atmosphere.
Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort is a great place for the whole family to ski!
A nonprofit educational organization dedicated to empowering people and communities to realize their full potential through the transformative wisdom and practice of yoga.
Great information, descriptions, and fishing conditions of area lakes.
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.
Picinic tables, swimming hole, and playground equipment for family enjoyment,
Flat walking trails wander through the woods and fields along the Green and Hoosic rivers.
Offering one-on-one and one-on-two personal fitness training in a private gym.
Opened in 1914 as one of the first auto-touring roads in the country. Discover the wonders of Route 2.
The Mohawk Trail (Route 2) — Go on an adventurous sightseeing drive along New England’s first scenic road.
Drive to the summit for sublime views all along the way.
Paved roads lead up the state’s tallest peak. From the top, you can see several states plus access hiking trails.
Where the Roaring Brook meets the Green River, tables and small grills give picnic spots just off Route 43.
One of the very first ski resorts on the East Coast, Mount Snow is continuing to define the ski industry even today.
Straddling the Massachusetts/Vermont border, this inviting mix of forest and field, wetland and wildflower meadow, draws both hikers and naturalists.
Golf and dine in the Green Mountains of Bennington, VT.
Miles of dedicated single and double track gliding through the foothills of Mount Greylock.
A great mountain bike park in New England.
5 miles of single and double track wooded trails with a lake for cooling off afterwards.
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
Mindful yoga for every body and soul with Mary Edgerton. Classes of all levels at Williams College and other locations in the community.
A collegiate summer baseball team brings college baseball players from across the country to play at Joe Wolfe Field in North Adams – family-friendly games with a small-town feel.
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.
More than 3,000 acres of rolling terrain and miles of groomed ski trails.
Mission is to to inspire a healthy relationship with food through counseling, nutrition and culinary demonstrations.
A hub for board, card and roleplaying games, the store also hosts regular events.
Guided float fishing trips in the Deerfield River.
One of the finest panoramic views of the Hoosic River valley rewards this steep rocky hike.
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.
Peruse or volunteer at this lovely Bee Friendly wildflower garden in The Spruces Park.
Borrow a pair of complimentary snowshoes and begin your adventure on the Clark’s 140 acre campus!
The highest base elevation of any ski area in New England.
An aerial adventure park with 150 elements and eight courses of varying difficulty.
Travel Route 116 starting in Adams and ending in South Deerfield, MA.
Sand Springs Pool gives a relaxating setting for bathing in natural spring waters, outdoor recreation and fitness.
Hiking, swimming, fishing, camping, waterfalls, and picnicking.
When you’re ready for a break from the winter outdoors, come in and play candlepin bowling at one of the oldest bowling alleys in the country.
Sledding can be fun for the whole family when there’s enough snow!
A suggested plan for the solo traveler.
Bike sales and repair with over 30 years of experience.
A late summer festival of food and crafts and all things garlic, from pop corn to wood-fired pizza to ice cream, with live music.
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.
Studio b offers private, semi-private and group barre, TRX and pilates mat and equipment-based classes.
Ranked #1 Best Public Golf Course in Massachusetts by Golf Magazine, Taconic offers a wide view over the valley, a classically challenging course, and excellent playing conditions.
Embody Yourself with Finely Tuned Alignment and Heartfelt Expression: Yoga Classes, Private Classes, Workshops, Teacher Training in Williamstown.
An historic racing trail and backcountry adventure.
An integrative wellness center that offers massage and other body work modalities that support health and vitality.
18-hole championship golf course
Williams College’s Astronomy program offers planetarium shows throughout the year featuring state-of-the-art equipment in this historic planetarium space.
A guide to some of the best places to see birds near downtown Williamstown.
Explore the history of Williamstown on this walking tour of Central Williamstown.
Running routes, distance, attributes, and map.
Rural Lands maintains over ten miles of trails and has preserved more than 3,500 acres of land.
Rural Lands maintains numerous trails and offers an interactive online trail map.
A group of independent wellness practitioners who work in collaboration to find the treatments best suited for you.
Close to town, Windsor Lake invites picnics, hiking, and swimming on a sandy beach with views of the mountains.
Zoar Outdoor offers white water rafting trips, kayaking clinics, zip line canopy tours, canoeing instruction, rock climbing classes and kayak rentals for adventurers of all abilities, from beginners to experts.