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Mount Greylock State Reservation

#2 of 7 things to do in Lanesboro Features Animals
30 Rockwell Rd, Lanesboro, MA 01237
+1 413-499-4262
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This memorial is well worth the drive to see. It is a memorial to those who served in the military... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Doreen A
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Tucson, Arizona
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Nice Overlook

Mount Greylock is the highest peak in Massachusetts. There is a road to the summit with ample... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gonzology
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North Adams, Massachusetts
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30 Rockwell Rd, Lanesboro, MA 01237
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This memorial is well worth the drive to see. It is a memorial to those who served in the military. The drive up is beautiful with a number of pull-outs to see the views of the valley below and places to hike. What is now...More

Thank Doreen A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mount Greylock is the highest peak in Massachusetts. There is a road to the summit with ample parking. The views are magnificeent. In season one may dine at Bascomb Lodge which has an ambitious but pricey menu. There are rooms to bunk in for hikers...More

1  Thank Gonzology
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

It's a long ride to the top but the view is worth it the road has been widened and there is a camp ground

Thank Edward M
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The roads leading to the summit winding and provide gorgeous views. We took a tour around the summit, to see where our son proposed. We ate dinner at the lodge at the top, which provided a fantastic sunset and delicious dinner. This is a definite...More

1  Thank Richard H
Reviewed 28 January 2017

We attempted to visit Mount Greylock mid-January. The roads in the area were clear but the roads in Mount Greylock were closed and snow-covered. We also discovered that the visitor center is only open on weekends in the Winter. None of this stopped us from...More

Thank n8davis
Reviewed 6 December 2016

You really feel like you're in Heaven. Presently the monument is under repair. About time, in memory of our Veterans! I'll review, again, when it's complete.

1  Thank gnaturecenter
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Dawn and I recently dined at Bascom Lodge. We have dined at Bascom Lodge regularly over the past five seasons and truly enjoyed each and every time. Prior to dinner, we enjoyed a cocktail and watched the sunset over the Berkshire Hills. After a beautiful...More

Thank MattDawn1313
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We really enjoyed visiting Mount Greylock. The Ranger(?) at the info building was friendly & knowledgeable. The diorama/sculpture/topography map of the area was amazing, & the view spectacular.

Thank HandsomeHoward
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I recently went on a 'couple's week' vacationing with my wife in the Berkshires. We wanted to see the area in the fall, to see the colors and tour the villages in the area. Our second day we decided to take a drive up to...More

1  Thank krestona
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Spend a nice few hoyrs , once we got to the summit on a cold ,clowdy afternoon in October, The view from the summit was oustanding. The colors, the wind, the sunset...it worth every mile driven. Nice site to relax, meditate and photo taking

Thank cgpabon01
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Loves_October
Is the monument/tower accessible in the winter?
19 October 2016|
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Response from NWmailman | Reviewed this property |
Cloud level can be low enough to obscure the tower, as it was during our visit recently. We could see it, but as if through thick fog. The road to the summit may be closed in winter due to snow. Also, FYI: On our recent... More
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bobfromct2016
How far from the main road (N. Main Street) to the top of the mountain?
4 October 2016|
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Response from travelmystique | Reviewed this property |
It wasn't too far to go to the top. Luckily there was no traffic. Driving up was less than half hour. The only problem you might encounter is when the parking lot gets full. But cars pull out so wait might not be long... More
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John H
I am looking for a place to park my car, maybe part way up the mountain, backpack on the Appalachian Trail and camp overnight (to celebrate my 80th birthday). I would return the same way or preferably do a loop to another parking area...either carpool or get a taxi to the starting point. I am looking for a moderate hike (neither easy or strenuous). Do you have any suggestions?
10 May 2016|
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