This Massachusetts Mountaintop Hike Belongs On Your Summer Bucket List

The air is warming up and the leaves are turning green. Here in Massachusetts, it’s finally time to head outside and start exploring. And there’s no better place to start than this incredible mountain right in our backyard. Here’s how to enjoy breathtaking mountain views for just about a half-mile of hiking.

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You should allow about two hours to get up and down the mountain. The mountain is open to hikers year-round and there is a parking lot. To learn more about climbing this beautiful mountain, click here. If you prefer your outdoor adventures to be a little more tame, take a look at this blooming flower farm that will enchant you beyond words.

Address: Monument Mountain Reservation, Great Barrington, MA, 01230