"In the woods is perpetual youth" - Emerson

Guided hikes: 1-2 hours north of NYC!       

Berkshire Mountains and Litchfield Hills

A great escape from cities and suburbia.

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Boston and New York visitors can enjoy BerkshireHiking.com as much as locals, as well as those visiting from afar. Hike, kayak, bike, camp, fish, vacation, bed and breakfast, drive - it's all here and easy to find!

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Be aware on the trail
Don't drink the water!

Poison ivy education

Open field viewing
Appalachian Trail

Basset Loop

Bear Mt. Reservation

Bent in the River

Central Park (Manhattan)

Flander's Nature Center

Gurksi's Farm

Hollenbeck Preserve

Huntington State Park

Kent Falls State Park

New Canaan Nature Center

Pawling Nature Reserve

Rand's View

Sunny Valley


Weir Farm

White Memorial

Water Views
Appalachian Trail

Arcadia Audubon

Bash Bish Falls

Bear Mt. Reservation

Beartown State Forest
Benedict Pond

Bennett's Pond

Bent in the River

Bull's Bridge

Campbell Falls

Cascades Trail

Falls Village

Kent Falls State Park

Kettletown State Park

Macedonia State Park

Paugussett State Forest

Bird Museum

Long Distance Trails

Observation towers
Bear Mountain

Brooklyn Bridge

Haystack Mountain

Mt. Greylock

Mt. Tom State Park

Orenaug Park

Sleeping Giant

Southford Falls

Join up with a group

Appalachian Mountain Club Chapters

Massachusetts (Berkshire AMC)

Boston AMC

New York - New Jersey

AMC's Homepage

More groups

Boston Ski & Sport Club

CFPA Blue Trails

Connecticut Audubon

Massachusetts Audubon

New York State Audubon

New York City Audubon

Water Views
Milford Audubon

Pond Mountain

Race Brook Falls

River Road Preserve

River Walk - A.T.


the gift shop!

Appalachian Trail

Great Views
Bartholomew's Cobble

Brace Mountain

Breadloaf Mountain

Caleb's Peak

Cats Rock

Hang Glider View

Housatonic Range Trail

Lion's Head

Kettletown State Park

Macedonia State Park

Mohawk State Park

Monument Mountain

Mt. Alander

Mt. Everett

Mt. Frissel

Mt. Greylock Reservation

Mt. Tom State Park (CT)

Mt. Tom State Reservation (MA)

Mount Washington State Forest

Pine Knob Loop

Prospect Mountain


South Taconic Trail

Steep Rock Association

Sunset Rock

Taconic Crest Trail

Thunderbolt Trail

Water Views
Sages Ravine

Saugatuck Falls Natural Area

Seth Low Peirrepont

Sharon Audubon

Southford Falls

Steep Rock Association

White Memorial


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