The Berkshires

BICYCLING, HIKING & SIGHTSEEING

BICYCLING

Ashuwillticook Rail Trail
Lanesboroughto Adams: 11-mile rail trail great for walking, biking, skating, and cross-country skiing. (413) 442.8928. http://www.http://www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/western/asrt.htm

*Kennedy Park
Across the street from our Lenox Massachusetts Lodging. Town-owned and maintained hardwood forest with old carriage roads and 15 miles of groomed trails for mountain biking, hiking, picnicking, cross-country skiing, and snow-shoeing. Main St. /7A, Lenox.

Or wherever the road leads you?

HIKING

A sampling of the myriad of hiking trails throughout the Berkshires near our Lenox MA Bed and Breakfast (also see: Parks)

Appalachian Trail
90 miles of footpaths that run through western Massachusetts with backcountry campsites and shelters. (413) 442.8928.

Ashuwillticook Rail Trail
Lanesborough to Adams: 11- mile rail trail great for walking, biking, skating, and cross-country skiing. (413) 442.8928.http://www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/western/asrt.htm

Bartholomew’s Cobble
National Natural Landmark. Natural rock garden of wildflowers and ferns. Scenic vista. River views. Nature programs and guided canoe trips. (413) 229.8600. 105 Weatogue Rd., Ashley Falls.
http://www.thetrustees.org

Bash Bish Falls State Park
The state’s most dramatic waterfall. Cascading water tumbles through gorges and drops over 80 feet into a sparkling pool. 200 acres. (413) 528.0330. Falls Rd., Mt. Washington. http://www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/western/bash.htm

Becket Land Trust Historic Quarry and Forest
Abandoned granite quarry, spectacular vistas, extensive hiking trails, self-guided historic walk, artifacts, exhibits, programs, year round daily. (413) 623.2100. Quarry Rd., Becket. http://www.BecketLandTrust.org

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*Kennedy Park
Across the street from our Lenox MA Inn. Town-owned and maintained hardwood forest with old carriage roads and 15 miles of groomed trails for hiking, picnicking, cross-country skiing, and snow-shoeing. Main St. /7A, Lenox.

Mt. Greylock State Reservation
Wild and rugged yet intimate and accessible, Mount Greylock rewards the visitor exploring this special place of scenic and natural beauty. 12,500 acres. (413) 499.4262/ (413) 499.4263, Rockwell Rd., Lanesborough. http://www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/western/mgry.htm

Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary
7 miles of trails – 1300 acres. Universal access trail. Ponds, streams, hummingbird garden. Nature programs, guided canoe trips, rentals & giftshop. (413) 637.0320. 472 West Mountain Rd., Lenox. http://www.massaudubon.org

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