Hiking The Pittsfield State Forest

The 30th most popular hiking trail in Massachusetts.

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Near Pittsfield in the Taconic Range, the Pittsfield State Forest has 30 miles of wooded hiking trails.

To reach the hiking trailhead from the Mass Turnpike, use Exit 2. Head west on SR20. Follow signs into park. Turn right on to Hungerford Street, then left on to West Street. Make a right on to Church Hill Street and follow the signs to the park. The Cascade Street entrance is hidden on the left side of the road, if you reach the Dan Casey Causeway then you have gone too far.

Note: On the trail map, motorized vehicles are only permitted on trails marked by a solid line. Non-motorized use is allowed on trails marked by either solid or dotted lines.

Overall, Pittsfield State Forest is the 30th most popular hiking trail of all 36 hikes in Massachusetts.

Pittsfield State Forest Hiking Map



Local Contact(s):  State Forest (413) 442-8992; Mass. Tourism (800) 447-MASS.

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

Best Season:  May - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Berry Pond Campground

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

GPS:  42.4942, -73.3003

Date Published:  12/26/2015

Date Updated:  7/23/2016

ID:  14056

Pittsfield State Forest Hiking Map


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