The Magnificent Charcoal Trail In Massachusetts That Will Lead You To A Hidden Overlook
While most Bay Staters understand that Berkshire County is full of incredible nature spots, not many are aware of Olivia’s Overlook. There are quite a few trails that will take you to this hidden overlook in Yokun Ridge South, but Charcoal Trail is arguably the best. While mostly an uphill climb, this trail won’t take too much out of you and will allow you to rest once you reach the magical overlook. Upon this 2-mile loop, you’ll find outstanding views before you even reach your final destination. Make sure to bring a camera, because Olivia’s Overlook tucked away in Stockbridge is a hidden gem that you’ll want to remember for years to come.
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Have you ever been to Olivia’s Overlook? Did you take the Charcoal Trail to get there? What was it like? We’d love to hear about your experiences in the comments, and don’t forget to then go share photos from your Massachusetts outdoor adventures with us in our Massachusetts Nature Lovers group on Facebook, or by tagging us at #onlyinmassachusetts on Instagram for a chance to be featured!
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Address: Charcoal Trail, West Stockbridge, MA 01266, USA
Address: Yokun Ridge South, Hiking Trails, West Stockbridge, MA 01266, USA
Address: Yokun Rd, Richmond, MA, USA
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E Jamar is a published writer based in Milwaukee, WI. Despite being a Midwesterner at heart, you can often find them trekking throughout the states and discovering new hidden gems. When they're not traveling, you can find them discussing disability issues, cuddling their pug puppy, and checking out new local spots.
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