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Monument Mountain

Route 7, Great Barrington, MA 01230
+1 978-921-1944
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A great short hike

Lots of locals do this hike often. It's an easy workout with a great view at the top. Any season... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mikalis
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Great Barrington, Massachusetts
Very enjoyable

Even on wet March day we enjoyed or hike and did hickory trail to squaw peak and then finished on... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ThankxgivingTraveler
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Newport, Rhode Island
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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.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good31%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“squaw peak” (31 reviews)
“great hike” (29 reviews)
“hickey trail” (22 reviews)
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Route 7, Great Barrington, MA 01230
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+1 978-921-1944
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"squaw peak"
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"great hike"
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"hickey trail"
in 22 reviews
"short hike"
in 9 reviews
"indian trail"
in 8 reviews
"moderate hike"
in 8 reviews
"parking lot"
in 16 reviews
"blue trail"
in 5 reviews
"experienced hikers"
in 6 reviews
"easy hike"
in 7 reviews
"fall foliage"
in 5 reviews
"hiking shoes"
in 5 reviews
"miles round trip"
in 4 reviews
"on the rocks"
in 4 reviews
"all ages"
in 7 reviews
"well marked trails"
in 3 reviews
"briarcliff motel"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of locals do this hike often. It's an easy workout with a great view at the top. Any season is good with a little caution. Beautiful in the fall... a gem. There are two ways to go but take the most direct and easy...More

Thank mikalis
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Even on wet March day we enjoyed or hike and did hickory trail to squaw peak and then finished on the outer trail. As snow was still pretty heavy but melting with rain that morning it made some areas like ice rinks on slopes otherwise...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2018

Amazing view with a little-known viewpoint called devils pulpit. Lot's of geocaches if interested in that. Only 2 miles though.

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Reviewed 12 December 2017

My wife and I hiked to the top of the mountain on a snowy Saturday. Although we chose not to go "over the top" due to the snow-covered rocks, we did take in the amazing views and got a good workout in also. The trails...More

4  Thank NJSnowbunnies
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

I visited here the middle of October when the trees were turning colors. The trail to the top gives you an option of Moderate or Difficult depending on how quick you want to gain elevation. The trails are well marked and the views from the...More

1  Thank Dennismc2015
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

climbing the rocks at the top could be challanging for some. took about 2 hours along the long route

Thank Peter40241
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

This was a beautiful hike. Started with staff at the entrance - well informed and helped us determine the best trail for us to take give our fitness (or lack thereof) levels. Started out alongside the road, but after the first 8-10 minutes, you turn...More

Thank Sharon O
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Y’all this is a great mountain ya hear? Super hard but that’s aight. Run it every Thursday now fight me

Thank i_do_ r
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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Easy hiking with great views. Roadside parking area can fill up fast, especially mid-day. Several trail options for all categories of hikers.

1  Thank Michael E
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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

A gem no doubt, I recommend this hike for just about everyone except those on wheelchairs. With something for everyone, there is an easy route a moderate route with a hike along the top that will get your heart pumping. It was packed on Saturday...More

1  Thank philipu2015
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minniemeris
20 July 2017|
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Response from Madeleine F | Reviewed this property |
No this is not good for seniors, and there are no easy trails.
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