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Attractions

Adams Visitor Center

Ramblefest at Adams Visitor CenterHome to the Thunderbolt Ski Museum, information for visitors, great community events and a great place hang out. The visitor center is staffed seasonally, but open daily. The Visitor Center ample parking lot is convenient to the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail, Berkshire Scenic Railway and the shopping, dining and culture of downtown Adams.
3 Hoosac St. (413) 743-8358

Ashuwillticook Rail Trail

Ashuwilticook Rail Trail, AdamsThis popular trail is built on a former railroad corridor that follows the Hoosac River from its headwaters Lanesborough and Cheshire to Adams. The name is a Mahican word translated as “the pleasant river in between the hills.” Great for biking, walking, roller-blading, jogging and viewing the scenery and wildlife. Leashed pets are permitted.
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Berkshire Scenic Railway

BRSM StationThe Berkshire Scenic Railway Museum’s mission is to preserve the history of railroading in the Berkshires. They offer their Hoosac Valley Service train rides seasonally from Adams Station. These scenic and educational train rides are on their restored historic train cars. They also offer special themed train rides, such as their holiday Tinseliner, and the popular Cabaret Train. Read more.


4 Hoosac St.
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(413) 663-4189

Cheshire Harbor Trail

hikers on the cheshire harbor trailConsidered to be the easiest trail to the summit. Round trip is approximately 6.2 miles/5 hours, depending on your fitness level.
Trailhead on West Mountain Road 

 

Greylock Glen

Greylock Glen Trail Map If you visit Greylock Glen today you'll find beautiful scenery and a magnificent natural environment, with many options for outdoor recreation on 24 trails for strolling, hiking, skiing and mountain biking. In coming years, your visit will be enhanced by the addition of educational programs, camping, an outdoor amphitheater, an environmentally-friendly lodge with conference facilities, and much more. The Greylock Glen Resort will soon become the premier sustainable destination for outdoor recreation, ecotourism and environmental education in the Berkshires. At the same time the project will conserve and protect the Glen's unique natural and scenic resources. 
Gould Road
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Meadow Loop Trail

MeadowLoopOne of the most popular trails in Adams, the Meadow Loop Trail is a gentle gravel path around the central area of Greylock Glen. Under 2 miles.
Trailhead on Gould Road 

 

 

Mount Greylock Summit National Historic District

Aerial view of Mount Greylock Summit

At 3,491 feet, Mount Greylock is the highest point in Massachusetts. The Historic District features the 93’ tall War Memorial Tower built in 1930 and the beautiful rustic Arts & Crafts style architecture of Bascom Lodge, built in 1936 by the Civilian Conservation Corps. The views are spectacular! Additional information about Mount Greylock, please click here. The summit is surrounded by the state's 12,455-acre Mount Greylock Reservation. 
Summit Road
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(413) 499-4262

Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum

susan b anthony birthplace museumThe Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum, Inc. is dedicated to preserving the birthplace and raising public awareness of the wide-ranging legacy of the great social reformer, Susan B. Anthony, who was a pioneering feminist and suffragist as well as a noteworthy figure in the abolitionist, opposition to Restellism (opposition to abortion), and temperance movements of the 19th century.
67 East Rd.
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(413) 743-7121

 

Thunderbolt Ski Trail

140301 thunderbolt 699This Class A downhill ski trail was originally built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s. After its inaugural race in 1935, the trail garnered the attention of Olympians from across the world and served as the site of championship races. After World War 2 with the advent of ski areas with rope tows and chair lifts, the Thunderbolt Trail gradually fell into disrepair. In the early 2000s, an intrepid group of local volunteers called the Thunderbolt Ski Runners restored the trail in time to hold a 75th anniversary race in 2010. Ski races continue to be held on “The ‘Bolt” annually when conditions permit. 

Accessible from Greylock Glen or Mount Greylock Summit
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