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.
The Berkshire County town of Windsor, MA was first settled in 1767 and was officially incorporated in 1771. It was originally named for Windsor Locks, Connecticut, where many of the settlers of the town emigrated from. Today, Windsor is a residential town that is comprised of a few small farms and a general store that has been owned by the same family for several generations. If you are visiting Windsor, MA you should visit the Notchview Reservation. With over three thousand acres, the Notchview Reservation presents extensive terrain for cross-country skiing, open field touring and beautiful hiking.
Windsor, MA information:
Named for Windsor Locks, CT
Originally named Gageborough
Town Hall: 1927 Rt. 9, Windsor, MA 01270
Phone: (413) 684-3878
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Notchview features 25 miles of hiking trails and 19 miles of cross country skiing trails over 3,000 acres of rolling terrain.
Notchview is located on Old Route 9 Windsor, MA 01270.
Phone: (413) 684-0148