- Massachusetts boasts the sixth largest state park and forest system in the United States, and a majority of these public lands lie within the borders of Berkshire County. With 21 parks scattered across mountains, valleys, streams, and forests, the adventure possibilities are endless.
- From the hamlet of Mount Washington, take the spur trail to the Appalachian Trail. Camp at picture-pretty Sage's Ravine, cross Mount Everett, and descend down the steep, rocky Jug End, where you can reward yourself with blueberries in mid-summer.
- Road bikers can start from the village of Monterey and ride north into the pastoral and peaceful Tyringham Valley. Nearby opportunities to extend the ride include the Lake Buhl Road between Monterey and Great Barrington and the Monument Valley Road between Stockbridge and Great Barrington.
- From the top of Mount Greylock, the state's highest peak at 3,487 feet, you can see the Adirondacks, the Green Mountains, the Catskills, and Mount Monadnock on a clear day.
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