Mount Greylock: Gould Trail

Mount Greylock: Gould Trail near Adams, MA


This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars
6 miles
5hours
difficult
Hiking, Snowshoeing
Summer, Fall
Adams, MA
User Lizzard2177

This is a great trail for a good hiker who has only half a day to spend outdoors, but still wants to reach the summit. It is a narrow path and rocky, but the surrounding terrain has wonderful sights, sounds, and smells. The last 0.7 miles connect to the AT to reach the summit at 3,491 feet! The top has a spectacular view of the Berkshires and if you reach it on a clear day you might just get lucky to see an airplane pilot perform some tricks.

Be sure to visit "Suggested Hikes" under Maps and Brochures on the DCR website of Mount Greylock State Reservation for more details on this trail.

Directions:

Exit 2 to Lee, MA on the MassPike

Follow Rt-20 W to Rt-7 N

Take Rt-7 to Rt-9 then to Rt-8 (be sure to stop to buy some fresh produce at the farmers market on the right)

Left onto Prospect St

Left onto Harmony St

Left onto Fish St.

At the end make a RIGHT onto West Rd. and then a LEFT onto West Mountain Rd.

Continue a few miles down until a parking lot on the right.

OR if you have a whole day to spend, continue on Rt-7 and follow the signs to Mount Greylock State Reservation/Visitors




Please check the bottom of the Description (above left; click) for the author's written directions.

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