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Mount Greylock

Adams, MA
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Worth the climb or drive

Mt. Greylock commands spectacular views in clear weather. In foul weather, the drive up and down... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2016
Mike L
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Northampton, Massachusetts
Spectacular views

Mount Greylock is located in northwest Massachusetts, near Williams College, and is the state's... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2016
esj59
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Newton, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

Mt. Greylock commands spectacular views in clear weather. In foul weather, the drive up and down the mountain can be scary, and the hike may be dangerous. I recommend going in early autumn for the foliage views, but before mid-October (we were caught in a...More

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Mount Greylock is located in northwest Massachusetts, near Williams College, and is the state's highest point, nearly 3500 feet. In addition, it is on the Appalachian Trail. The Veterans War Memorial Tower at the summit can be seen from many areas in western Massachusetts. The...More

Thank esj59
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The lookout is closed for repair. Who cares? So much to see on the way up and on the way down. Beautiful Fall experience and amazing vistas on all sides. Really good visitor centre on the way up or down spending on where you start.

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Closed from November to May. One trip to the summit, and you know why. It will take thirty minutes to make the nine mile ascent. the road is well maintained. We made the trip for the autumn leaves and had great views until we got...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

A must go if you're visiting the Berkshires. Both summer and Fall the views are splendid. Nice place to enjoy with a picnic. Great place for all ages.

Thank JNJ1086
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We were given very good information about the sort of walks we wanted. Did a couple of different ones. Rounds Rock was our first walk. Less than an hour. Easy access and parking. Then did the falls. More challenging, narrow and downhill. As there hadn't...More

Thank Pauline W
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Autumn visit and we drove to the top of the mountain. Absolutely superb. Amazing views and an easy road. Lots of spots to stop. Great use of anyone's time.

Thank BenMRowe
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Perfect place for leaf pipping and hiking. Beautiful. The views are amazing both along the drive and along the hike. Mount Greylock is even a part of the Appalachian trail.

Thank Alisa S
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Nice ride to the summit where the views are great. The tower was not open due to repairs but I knew this ahead of time. There is a visitor center at the bottom of the summit road that had some good information.

Thank John G
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We drove the 8 miles up. Saw a few vistas. Probably best if you are a hiker. Most of the winding road is within trees so you really do not see much. Leaves poor at this time.

Thank lfbmonkey
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Traveling4some2017
Is it pet friendly for my dog?
26 March 2017|
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Response from MWLMunson | Reviewed this property |
There was a dog on our corridor there, and it was a problem as the dog barked every time one of us went down the hall to our rooms.
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sriley775
we need a gps location so we can find out where it it to drive up the mountain
19 October 2016|
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Response from John C | Reviewed this property |
We just used Google maps, but we have a good nose for direction. Once you're on the road to the summit, there's nowhere else to go. Same thing coming down.
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Gail C
Can you see the sunrise from anywhere on Mt. Greylock?
26 September 2016|
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Response from Elly H | Reviewed this property |
Not sure go on Instagram and type in #mountgreylock and see if any posted
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