About Bellows South Trailhead
The Bellows South Trailhead brings visitors to a sizable hiking, mountain biking, and skiing area in Greylock Glen. Many trails leave from the trailhead, and visitors have multiple options for an enjoyable day in the Berkshires.
On both the Bellows Pipe Trail and the Gould Trail, hikers will eventually arrive at the summit of Mount Greylock. Though both hiking trails are strenuous, the Bellows Pipe Trail is shorter and steeper. Regardless, both paths access panoramic scenic views of Western Mass. Upon arriving at the peak, visitors will undoubtedly feel accomplished; they can rest and picnic on the lawn as they watch the clouds pass over the mountains. Visitors can also hike to the top of Ragged Mountain, where a less-crowded outlook provides views of Mount Greylock.
When snow falls in the wintertime, this trailhead also allows visitors to go cross-country skiing or to access the Thunderbolt Trail: a famous backcountry skiing trail that starts near the summit of Greylock. As skiers descend over 2,000 feet to the base, they will witness spectacular views of the surrounding mountains.
Then, during the summer, visitors can mountain bike on an extensive network of single-track trails that extend from the trailhead.
A small parking lot and portable toilet are at the end of Gould Road.