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Monument Mountain

Route 7, Great Barrington, MA 01230
+1 978-921-1944
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Don't Miss Devil's Pulpit at the Top

We took the more challenging route up and it didn't prove to be too difficult. There are several... read more

Reviewed yesterday
jleigh45
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Boston, Massachusetts
Great hiking

We visit regularly. Love the hiking. Paths are well marked and signage at the bottom lets you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BeautifulVox
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Wilbraham, Massachusetts
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Ascend this popular peak, which once drew 19th-century literary giants, and from its summit gaze across the spectacular landscapes of the Housatonic River Valley.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“squaw peak” (27 reviews)
“hickey trail” (21 reviews)
“great hike” (26 reviews)
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Route 7, Great Barrington, MA 01230
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+1 978-921-1944
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Reviewed yesterday

We took the more challenging route up and it didn't prove to be too difficult. There are several rock scrambles where the knees take a beating but otherwise fairly gentle. Once at the top there are several lookouts- first one looks over the valley but...More

Thank jleigh45
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visit regularly. Love the hiking. Paths are well marked and signage at the bottom lets you choose your difficulty. Free parking, picnicking and pets welcome. Great family fun.

Thank BeautifulVox
Reviewed 1 week ago

I chose the blue Monument trail and was surprised a bit by how rocky it was (since I'd heard how it was a former carriage road), but that was just the first .4, after that it was fantastic! A nice smooth gently climbing trail up...More

Thank dave d
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is adequate parking in the lot right off the road. You have to pay $5.00 to park and get the ticket at a machine. There are no bathroom facilities on the property that we saw. We took the Blue trail (1.8 miles) up the...More

Thank lovetotravelCt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We completed this hike with three children – five year old, three-year-old and an infant in our backpack hiker. There are three trails to choose from and my suggestion , after talking to local residents on the trail,is to take the easy trail up with...More

Thank heatherr1976
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Two trails to choose from from Rt. 7. Also a trail up from the other side in Housatonic. Beautiful all year round.

Thank nycresident92
Reviewed 7 July 2017

This mountain is only two miles from Fairfield Inn & Suites Hotel. We park our car and take easy hike. We took longer loop. I rec amend any body to hike!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Monument Mountain in the Southern Berkshires- between the towns of Stockbridge and Great Barrington is a wonderful place to hike in the Spring, Summer and Fall. Good for all ages.

Thank Madeleine F
Reviewed 30 May 2017

This is a great place to hike as long as steep inclines and rocky paths are your thing. Pack a lunch because once you make it to the top (on clear day), you can see NY, VT and CT. Their are rock formations up top...More

1  Thank Penny S
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We went to Monument Mountain on a foggy day. Although the view was not clear, we enjoyed the atmosphere. The paths are very well maintained!

Thank Johannes S
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minniemeris
20 July 2017|
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Response from Madeleine F | Reviewed this property |
No this is not good for seniors, and there are no easy trails.
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