Hiking The Roaring Brook Trail

The 6th most popular hiking trail in Massachusetts.

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North of Lanesborough, the 11,500 acre Mount Graylock State Reservation has 60 miles of backcountry trails about the namesake peak to explore. Make sure to check out the scenic Roaring Brook Trail and the Appalachian Trail.

To reach the hiking trailhead from the Mass Pike US90, use Exit 2 in Lee. Follow Rte. 20 west to Rte. 7 north. Continue north from Pittsfield to Lanesborough. About 1.5 miles north of Lanesborough center watch for the Mt. Greylock Reservation and Visitor Center signs on the right. Turn right onto North Main St. and follow brown state reservation signs.

Overall, Roaring Brook Trail is the 6th most popular hiking trail of all 36 hikes in Massachusetts.

Roaring Brook Trail Hiking Map



Local Contact(s):  MGSR (413) 499-4262; Mass. Tourism (800) 447-MASS.

Recommended Book:  "Hiking Trails In Massachusetts" from Falcon Guide

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  State Forest Campground

Reference Source:  click here http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/dcr/

GPS:  42.60184, -73.20105

Date Published:  12/25/2015

Date Updated:  7/2/2016

ID:  11058

Roaring Brook Trail Hiking Map


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