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Things to do in Mount Washington

The smallest community in Berkshire County, Mount Washington’s 165 residents live near four mountain peaks within a high-altitude valley. Bash Bish Falls, Massachusetts’ highest waterfall, plunges 60 feet and features a strenuous hike alongside the falls, the South Taconic Trail, as well as easier trails in Taconic State Park, in nearby Copake, New York.

The town has a variety of hiking trails, including almost seven miles of the Appalachian Trail.  Other trails lead hikers to vistas from the summits of Mount Frissell, Mount Everett, and Mount Alander.  Mount Washington State Forest, Mount Everett State Reservation, and Jug End Wildlife Management Areas are all popular with hunters, campers, and birdwatchers.

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Clubs, Retail & Rentals

Looking to meet up with others for team sports or group activities? Check out our list of clubs and leagues in the Berkshires. We also link to an array of outdoor recreation resources: retail shops for gear, rental facilities for equipment, and guides to get you where you want to go! Our list of summer camps will help you plan an overnight or day camp adventure for your young ones.