Appalachian Trail • Conceived by Benton MacKaye in 1921. the plan detailed a grand trail that would connect a series of farms and wilderness work/study camps for city-dwellers. The Appalachian National Scenic Trail is a marked hiking trail in the eastern United States extending between Springer Mountain in Georgia and Mount Katahdin in Maine and runs through the Berkshires.
Food & Entertaining
The Harvest Barn Bakery & Café • We serve delicious breads, pastries, coffee and tea. We offer products such as Gould Farm maple syrup, honey, cheddar cheese and eggs. In the summer months we sell vegetables from our gardens. Open Saturday and Sunday 9AM-3PM.
Museums & Historic Homes
Bidwell House and Gardens • The Bidwell House Museum is an elegant Georgian saltbox originally built circa 1750 as a parsonage. Authentically restored, filled with antiques and surrounded by 192 acres of beautiful grounds and hiking trails, the museum tells the story of the early settlement of the Berkshires. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The museum is open Thursday through Monday between 11 am and 4 pm from Memorial Day to Columbus Day with tours on the hour.
Beartown State Forest • 12,000 acres with everything for the outdoor enthusiast. In summer there's hiking, swimming, paddling, and mountain biking. In winter snowshoe, cross country ski, snowmobile and hunt.