Hiking

Wahconah Falls State Park

Wahconah Falls State Park offers scenic views of Wahconah Falls. Popular for picnicking, fishing and hiking. 104 acres.

Contact information
Wahconah Falls State Park is located off Route 9/8A, Dalton, MA 01226.
Phone: (413) 442-8992
Email: massparks@state.ma.us

Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation at Sheep Hill

Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation at Sheep Hill is the headquarters for the land conservation trust and a nature center offering nature hikes, back-country skiing, family programming, and conservation planning and land management. Open daily. Organization actively maintains several trails in the Williamstown area.

Contact information
Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation at Sheep Hill is located at 671 […]

Taconic Trail State Park

Taconic Trail State Park, a largely undeveloped, dual state (MA/NY) park offers magnificent scenic views along the Taconic Crest Trail. A 30- mile interstate passive recreation trail. Parking is available at Petersburg Pass just over the New York State Line, 4 miles west of Route 7.

Contact information
Taconic Trail State Park is located on the […]

Margaret Lindley Park

Margaret Lindley Park is located next to the Green River, the park features picnicking and fishing.

Contact information
Margaret Lindley Park is located on Green River Road, Williamstown, MA, 01267.

Directions: From Field Park in Williamstown, drive east on route 2 to the lights at Cole Avenue. Take Cole Ave until the end and turn […]

Guest House at Field Farm

Guest House at Field Farm is where the modern meets nature. Exquisite estate on 316 acres, spectacular views, contemporary design, fireplaces. Convenient to Clark Art and MASS MoCA.

Contact information
Guest House at Field Farm is located at 554 Sloan Road, Williamstown, MA, 01267.
Phone: 413-458-3135
Email: oretlev@ttor.org
Web: http://guesthouseatfieldfarm.org

Clover Hill Farm

Clover Hill Farm is a working horse farm with beautiful views, great hiking, and cross-country skiing right out your door. Lots of animals! Pets allowed. Apartment/Kitchen. Outdoor hot tub. No minimum stay required. Accommodations: Breakfast Included | AC | TV |

Contact information
Clover Hill Farm is located at 249 Adams Road Williamstown, MA, 01267.
Phone: 413-458-3376
Email: […]

Williamstown Rural Lands at Sheep Hill

The Williamstown Rural Lands at Sheep Hill is the headquarters for the land conservation trust and a nature center offering nature hikes, back-country skiing, family programming, and conservation planning and land management. Open daily. Organization actively maintains several trails in the Williamstown area.

Contact information
Williamstown Rural Lands at Sheep Hill is located at 671 Cold […]

October Mountain State Forest

At 16,500 acres, October Mountain is the largest state forest in Massachusetts.

Contact information
October Mountain State Forest is located at 256 Woodland Road, Lee, MA 01238.
Phone: 413-243-1778
Web: http://www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/western/octm.htm

Tolland State Forest

Tolland State Forest, located in the rolling southern Berkshire Hills, is the 1,065-acre Otis Reservoir. The lake provides a wide variety of recreational activities.

Contact information
Tolland State Forest is located at 410 Tolland Road, East Otis, MA 01253.
Phone: (413) 269-6002
Email: massparks@state.ma.us
Web: http://www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/western/toll.htm

Beartown State Forest

Beartown State Forest has an extensive network of trails on over 12,000 acres offers visitors a chance to glimpse deer, bear, bobcat, fisher and other wildlife, including the park’s namesake, the Black Bear. Brooks, beaver ponds, rich deciduous forest, flowering shrubs and wildflowers.

Contact information
Beartown State Forest is located at 69 Blue Hill Road, Monterey, […]

The Bidwell House Museum

The Bidwell House Museum, set in the Berkshire hills, is an elegant Georgian saltbox originally built circa 1750 as a parsonage. Authentically restored, filled with antiques and surrounded by beautiful grounds and hiking trails.

Contact information
The Bidwell House Museum is located at 100 Art School Road, Monterey, MA 01245.
Phone: (413) 528-6888
Email: BidwellHouse@gmail.com
Web: http://www.bidwellhousemuseum.org/

Mount Greylock State Reservation

At 3,491 feet, Mount Greylock State Reservation is the highest point in Massachusetts. Rising above the surrounding Berkshire landscape, dramatic views of 60-90 miles distant may be seen.

Contact information
Mount Greylock State Reservation is located at 30 Rockwell Road, Lanesborough, MA 01237.
Phone: 413-499-4262
Email: mass.parks@state.ma.us
Web: http://www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/mtGreylock/

Clarksburg State Forest

Clarksburg State Forest is a beautiful place to view fall foliage. Clarksburg State Park offers 368 acres of abundant and unspoiled northern hardwood forest with breathtaking views of the Hoosac Range, Mount Greylock and the Green Mountains.

Contact information
Clarksburg State Forest is located at 1199 Middle Road, Clarksburg, MA 01247.
Phone: (413) 664-8345
Email: mass.parks@state.ma.us
Web: http://www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/western/clsp.htm

Sandisfield State Forest

Within the rolling northern hardwood forests of Sandisfield State Forest is York Lake, featuring a popular day use area with a 300-foot beach for unguarded swimming, a picnic area and a boat launch ramp.

Contact information
Sandisfield State Forest is located on York Lake Road, Sandisfield, MA 01255.
Phone: (413) 229-8212
Email: mass.parks@state.ma.us
Web: http://www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/western/sand.htm

Tyringham Cobble

Tyringham Cobble is known for its scenic views over the rural landscape of Tyringham Valley from rocky ledges and open fields.

Contact information
Tyringham Cobble is located at 20 Jerusalem Road, Tyringham, MA 01264.
Phone: (413) 298-3239
Email: westregion@ttor.org
Web: http://www.berkshireweb.com/trustees/cobble.html

Savoy Mountain State Forest

Located atop the Hoosac mountain range, Savoy mountain state forest has over 50 miles of wooded trails for recreational access to spectacular natural features.

Contact information
Savoy Mountain State Forest is located at Route 116, Savoy, MA 01256.
Phone: (413) 663-8469
Email: mass.parks@state.ma.us
Web: http://www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/western/svym.htm

Mount Washington State Forest

Mount Washington State Forest is situated high on a mountain plateau, much of this forest was once clear-cut between the late-1700s to mid-1800s, to produce charcoal fuel for local iron forges.

Contact information
Mount Washington State Forest is located on East St. Mt. Washington, MA 01258.
Phone: (413) 528-0330
Email: mass.parks@state.ma.us
Web: http://www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/western/mwas.htm

Mount Everett State Reservation

Mount Everett State Reservation is a cluster of parks noted for their spectacular scenery and stunning views. They surround “The Dome” of Mount Everett in this 1,356 acre state reservation.

Contact information
Mount Everett State Reservation is located on RD 3 East St. Mt. Washington, MA 01258.
Phone: (413) 528-0330
Email: mass.parks@state.ma.us
Web: http://www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/western/meve.htm

Windsor State Forest

Deep in the rolling hills of the Berkshire highlands, Windsor State Forest’s cascading waterfall at Windsor Jambs stands out for its spectacular beauty. Windsor Jambs Brook plunges through a 25-foot-wide gorge, with 80-foot-high granite walls rising on each side.

Contact information
Windsor State Forest is located on River Road, Windsor, MA 01270.
Phone: 617-626-1250
Email: mass.parks@state.ma.us
Web: http://www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/western/wnds.htm

Notchview

Notchview features 25 miles of hiking trails and 19 miles of cross country skiing trails over 3,000 acres of rolling terrain.

Contact information
Notchview is located on Old Route 9 Windsor, MA 01270.
Phone: (413) 684-0148
Email: notchview@ttor.org
Web: http://www.thetrustees.org/places-to-visit/berkshires/notchview.html#t1