Summer Hiking Adventures at Mount Greylock State Reservation

9 Hiking Adventures For All Ages in the Berkshires

Join state park interpreters this summer for fun, family-friendly explorations on Mount Greylock State Reservation. For all programs, be prepared for weather, bring a snack and water. Sponsored by the Department of Conservation and Recreation. For more information contact 413-499-4262.

Get outside and explore a local mountain (and landmark!) with the family this summer!  The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation is offering nearly ten different weekly hikes throughout the summer at Mount Greylock State Reservation, the highest point in the state of Massachusetts.  Families of all ages and hiking abilities will find multiple opportunities each week to venture to various parts of the reservation – hikes highlight everything from waterfalls to local flora and fauna, hiking and woods skills to summit habitats.

Families with young children can introduce small kiddos to the wonder of the natural world and the fun of hiking at the weekly Tyke Hike, an easy and slow woods adventure that ends with a nature-themed storytime.  Older kids can enjoy more strenuous hikes or take part in Hiking 101, designed to teach confidence on the trails and equip participants with the skills necessary to become seasoned hikers.

Along with introducing kids to the love hiking, the weekly adventures provide families with regular opportunities to engage with and learn about their local surroundings…

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