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Becket Land Trust Historic Quarry

456 Quarry Road, Becket, MA
+1 413-623-2100
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Great hiking

Excellent parking and great trails that are easy to follow. Nice place to go with family or friends... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
Susan S
via mobile
Its nice but needs cleanup bad...

This is a great hike but I have to say, there is a lot of deviant activity around the trails... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2016
Daniel G
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
30 Apr 2017
“Great hiking”
25 Oct 2016
“Its nice but needs cleanup bad...”
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456 Quarry Road, Becket, MA
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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent parking and great trails that are easy to follow. Nice place to go with family or friends for something different to do. Typical Flora and fauna for the Berkshires.

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is a great hike but I have to say, there is a lot of deviant activity around the trails... When your hiking up there is class alcohol containers broken, beer cans, and all sorts of trash.... It’s sad because as a short trail itself...More

Thank Daniel G
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This was an awesome place to visit. A lot of history for the area. Great hiking. Pet friendly. The view from the quarry was amazing.

Thank Monique M
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

This hike to the quarry was easy and a good combo of easy but with a slight incline. Perfect for family and any novice hikers but enough others trails I think for experienced hikers. Going to come back and check out the other trails soon!...More

Thank Kimberly G
Reviewed 1 February 2016

January 2016 - No snow meant no xcountry skiing so we hiked to the quarry instead and it exceeded our expectations. We've been to a few quarrys before but this one has an actual trail with informative markers explaining the equipment left behind by the...More

Thank J0anieBal0ney
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Only had enough time to walk in to the quarry, haven't tried the other paths. It was a 15-20 minute walk up the main path, which is a slight uphill the whole way and somewhat rocky. (Watch your step!) The relics were cool and the...More

Thank Anne T
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

Thank you to the Land Trust for preserving open spaces. However, the trail was odd, passing by large areas practically clear cut. The Mass Turnpike was clearly audible for a good portion of the hike. There are also no distances on the trail map. In...More

1  Thank KateSK
Reviewed 1 September 2014

There are a few trails, can only speak of the one we hiked- which was easy. too easy for us. They have colored trails- but they do not indicate difficulty levels. that would be helpful. It is very pretty. There is a pond centered in...More

1  Thank KSax19
Reviewed 22 August 2014

Super well marked trails, a few artifacts from days when the quarry was active, fairly well maintained trails that were easily navigable. Had a wonderful time exploring, spotting orange lizards along the path and enjoying the views of the quarry and the hillsides along the...More

1  Thank spideylookalike
Reviewed 11 August 2014

This privately owned gem is located near Jacob's Pillow. It has trails and a beautiful pond centered in an old rock quarry. We came to swim, only to be greeted by a uniformed police officer who was there to advise us that there is no...More

Thank Live2traveldaworld
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