Mount Greylock State Reservation

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 council is also looking into the possibility of borrowing video equipment from the Mount Greylock State Reservation used during its recently completed $14 million rehabilitation project to run streaming video of construction in the visitors' center.
The agency hopes the project will replicate the success of a similar $14 million project completed at Mount Greylock State Reservation.
Wachusett Mountain State Reservation, established in 1900, is the second reservation established in the Massachusetts state park system, following Mount Greylock State Reservation in 1898.
PRINCETON - The state Department of Conservation and Recreation is applying lessons learned from the $14 million parkway rehabilitation project at Mount Greylock State Reservation to the upcoming $7.
The state has said the nearly $7 million project will replicate the two-year, $14 million historic parkway rehabilitation project at Mount Greylock State Reservation.