Ashuwillticook Rail Trail Bicycling in the Berkshires is getting better for visitors and locals because of the development by the MA Dept. of Conservation and Recreation of the The Ashuwillticook Rail Trail, which is overseen locally by the Berkshire Bike Path Council. Berkshire Regional Planning Commission (BRPC) and the Berkshire Bike path Council (BBPC) help… read more
Parks, reservations & outdoors recreation areas in the Berkshires.
How to get to the Berkshires
Here are inks for local and regional public transportation depots and stops, plus where to get Peter Pan bus and Amtrak train schedules and tickets: how to get to the Berkshires.
Mount Greylock Mount Greylock is the highest point in Massachusetts, with an elevation of 3,491 feet. It spans the Berkshire county towns of North Adams, Adams, Lanesborough, Cheshire, Williamstown and New Ashford, dominating the Berkshire landscape; from the summit, dramatic views of 60-90 miles distant may be seen. It became Massachusetts’ first wilderness state park,… read more
Monument Mountain trail views – October, 18, 2008 video showing the splendor of fall foliage in the Berkshires of New England.
The Berkshire Botanical Garden in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, was founded in 1934 as the Berkshire Garden Center, and its public display gardens are among the oldest in the United States. Guest Gardener during 2010 at Berkshire Botanical Garden will be Anthony Archer-Wills, the author, broadcaster and lecturer, who has pioneered water-gardening techniques in Europe and South… read more
Panel of experts from several fields by the National Geographic has ranked the Berkshires of western Massachusetts to be among the ten best destinations on Earth.
One minute video showing the Housatonic River in early fall, near the village of Housatonic, MA.