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Bash Bish Falls October 2018

Bash Bish Falls is located in the far southwestern corner of Massachusetts. It is the highest... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Worcester, Massachusetts
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Just went back to Bash Bish falls for some winter shots. This time I parked in the New York parking... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ludlow, Massachusetts
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A popular spot for visitors, this scenic and dramatic 60-foot waterfall is located in Mount Washington State Forest.
Falls Rd., Mt. Washington State Forest, Mount Washington, MA
+1 413-528-0330
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bash Bish Falls is located in the far southwestern corner of Massachusetts. It is the highest waterfall in the state at over 60 feet in height. Access to the falls can be reached in 2 states, Massachusetts and New York. The Massachusetts end is for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just went back to Bash Bish falls for some winter shots. This time I parked in the New York parking lot and took the 3/4 mile hike in. The path was pretty icy but I had crampons so not too bad. The falls were partially...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

A few friends and I took a trip up to do a hike and it started with BashBish. The falls and surround area were worth every minute spent driving there.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

If you don’t mind the crowds visit Bash Bish on the weekend. Weekdays will be less active. Walking down from the Mass parking lot is exciting and fun. Back up was slower.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

We did the easy 3/4 mile from the lower parking lot. This was one of the most beautiful walks I've done. Walking through the fall foliage and the river on the side was so peaceful and beautiful. The walk I thought was quite easy and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank demuslee
Reviewed 14 October 2018

If you park in NY, you will cross into MA on the trail to reach the falls. Kids would like that. Hike from the NY parking lot is about 3/4 mile on a very wide relatively smooth path. An uphill walk that is not challenging...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Parked on the New York side and walked the 3/4 mile trail to the falls. Fairly easy hike, but uphill most of the way. The falls were beautiful and you can get right down to the pool at the bottom.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank John G
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

If you park in the NYC side you get to cross the border to Massachusetts on foot and see the sign. It’s about a 3/4 mile walk to the falls - uphill on the way, but down on the way back - parking is free...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Matt W
Reviewed 20 August 2018

My wife and I came up to the Berkshire for a long weekend trip and the first place on the list of stuff we wanted to see was Bash Bish Falls. We elected to park on the New York side and walk up to the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Chiminee
Reviewed 13 August 2018

The waterfall is worth a visit. No swimming is permitted, but many do. The walk up the gentle incline from the lower car park isn't too taxing.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Marvin K
21 September 2018|
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Response from George H | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I suppose that would depend on how able the person in question is. From the upper car park (closer to the falls) there are some steep steps down. From the lower car park there is an uphill path to follow that is quite... More
29 June 2018|
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Response from J B | Reviewed this property |
The NY side is an easy walk to the falls with a wide path - no crazy hills or rocky scrambles, just scenic woodsy views. The walk is less than a mile. Once you reach the falls, you can walk down the stairs (which are steep... More
Andrea K
3 June 2018|
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Response from 581colleenc | Reviewed this property |
i would definitely say that it is not handicap friendly~ my husband wears a brace and walks with a cane and it was fairly difficult for him.