The Appalachian Trail is one of the longest continuously marked footpaths in the world, measuring roughly 2,180 miles in length. Over 2-3 million people visit the Trail every year exploring its magnificent landscapes and experiencing its stunning views. A section of the trail bisects Massachusetts at Mount Washington and Mount Everett.
Massachusetts is home to Mt. Greylock, the mountain said to inspire Herman Melville to write “Moby Dick.” At 3,491 feet, this mountain is the highest point in Massachusetts and rises above the surrounding Berkshire landscape. On a clear day, you can see dramatic views up to 90 miles in the distance.
Appalachian Trail: Mount Greylock to North Adams is a 14.2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Adams, Massachusetts that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on a leash.
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