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Monument Mountain

Route 7, Great Barrington, MA 01230
+1 978-921-1944
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Great Hiking

Monument Mountain in the Southern Berkshires- between the towns of Stockbridge and Great Barrington... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Madeleine F
New York City, New York
via mobile
A great morning hike!!!

This is a great place to hike as long as steep inclines and rocky paths are your thing. Pack a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Penny S
Tuckahoe, New York
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Ascend this popular peak, which once drew 19th-century literary giants, and from its summit gaze across the spectacular landscapes of the Housatonic River Valley.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good33%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“squaw peak” (27 reviews)
“hickey trail” (21 reviews)
“great hike” (25 reviews)
Route 7, Great Barrington, MA 01230
+1 978-921-1944
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Monument Mountain in the Southern Berkshires- between the towns of Stockbridge and Great Barrington is a wonderful place to hike in the Spring, Summer and Fall. Good for all ages.

Thank Madeleine F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place to hike as long as steep inclines and rocky paths are your thing. Pack a lunch because once you make it to the top (on clear day), you can see NY, VT and CT. Their are rock formations up top...More

Thank Penny S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Monument Mountain on a foggy day. Although the view was not clear, we enjoyed the atmosphere. The paths are very well maintained!

Thank Johannes S
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Looming over Great Barrington, Monument Mountain invites the trekker or day hiker to share a birds eye view of this part of the Berkshire hills. Trails are clearly marked and, while steep in places, are well within the reach of beginning hikers (who are willing...More

2  Thank CD26traveler
Reviewed 28 April 2017

I have been climbing Monument Mountain the top since I was young, I used to go with my dad when I was young. A bit of a hike but it's always met with such a rewarding view! absolutely stunning! would reccomend for anyone who is...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

With the two trail options - the longer moderate incline and the shorter steeper hike - anyone in decent shape should find this hike easy but satisfying. We're experienced hikers and we find the Indian trail on the way up to be boring but the...More

Thank Chelsea C
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Take the trail to the left and follow the blue signs than take the squaw Trail and follow the red signs. Great views, moderate hike, and safe! The $5 fee is worth every dollar. Well signed and maintained. Took me about 1 1/2 hours round...More

Thank Chrissie O
Reviewed 29 March 2017

It's a scenic and effortless drive on the Mass Pike to Stockbridge and then a ways down the road to Monument Mountain. I'm 71 and the hike to the summit is fun, the views at the top are awesome. I suggest you take the short...More

Thank Brooks P
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We were here in winter and walking in heavy boots so didn't make the whole trail, but it was glorious. Took the easy route because the snow was slippery. So pretty! And right across the street from Briarcliff Motel where we stay.

Thank JillWP
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Monument Mountain hiking trail starts on route 7, very easy to find. Many tall straight pine trees in view. With the snow on the ground we took the blue Indian Mountain Trail and cut onto the red Squaw Peak Trail. Indian Mountain Trail is easier,...More

Thank 1yue
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