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A paddleboat on Nottingham lake in Becket, MA.
A paddleboat on Nottingham Lake in Becket, MA.

Becket, Massachusetts

Becket Massachusetts was known in the 1940’s for having one of the five best trout streams in the Berkshires. The West Branch of the Westfield River, which forms part of the northern boundary of Becket, is known for plentiful brook, brown and rainbow trout.

Kayaking in the Westfield River is a popular activity, and there are many small lakes and ponds for your paddling pleasure.