Mount Greylock State Reservation

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Mount Greylock State Reservation


Location:On Rockwell Road, off US 7, in Lanesborough.
Facilities:35 campsites, 5 group camps, backpack shelters, lodge accommodations, snack bar, restrooms (é), picnic sites, pavilion, trails, visitor center, scenic vista (é).
Activities:Wilderness camping, hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, bird watching, hunting (with restrictions), cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, interpretive programs (seasonal).
Special Features:Mount Greylock, the state's highest peak, offers spectacular views of up to 100 miles. Mountain summit includes the historic Bascom Lodge and the 92-foot-high War Veterans' Memorial Tower. The property was acquired by the Commonwealth in 1898 and became its first state park. A 14-mile segment of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail passes through the reservation.
Address:Rockwell Rd
PO Box 138
Lanesborough, MA 01237

Phone:413-499-4262
Web: www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/western/mgry.htm
Size: 12,500 acres. Elevation: 3,491 feet.

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The area is known for their sugar maples and narrow forested roads, taking you down to the Berkshire Plateau with beautiful views of Mount Greylock.
The light on the Massachusetts Veterans War Memorial Tower on top of Mount Greylock shines at the northwest corner of the state.
On a clear day you can 100 kilometers away to Massachusetts' highest point, Mount Greylock.
In it, Reeve argues forcibly against development plans near Mount Greylock, the highest peak in southern New England.
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The new two-day ride stretches 177 miles, from Bolton to the top of the state's highest peak, Mount Greylock.
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Last Saturday, I summited Mount Greylock -- at 3,491 feet, Massachusetts' tallest mountain -- on snowshoes, with some 50 pounds of gear on my back.