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Address: 105 Weatogue Rd, Sheffield, MA 01257-9012
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Created by geologic upheavals a half-billion years ago, this...

Created by geologic upheavals a half-billion years ago, this hundred-foot-high bedrock outcropping introduces visitors to a rugged and exotic landscape that also supports 800 species of plants while offering terrific mountain vistas.

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Interesting ecolog and good views to the north

The Trustees of Reservations owns this and an adjacent property, the Ashley House, which offers hiking trails up to a summit (Hurlbutt Hill) about a mile or so from the road. The... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Quincy, Massachusetts
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Quincy, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The Trustees of Reservations owns this and an adjacent property, the Ashley House, which offers hiking trails up to a summit (Hurlbutt Hill) about a mile or so from the road. The view to the north from the latter is beautiful. The walk is easy for even young children, as are the paths in the Cobble on the Housatonic River... More 

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Sheffield, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Stop in the small wildlife museum at entry. Many reasonable distance trails of great beauty with rock out croppings. Any season provides beautiful vistas . Across the road climb the hill or snow show in winter.

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Sheffield, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

As a member of the Trustees of Reservations I hike there often and love the view from the top of the mountain.

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murrayhill
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

A remarkable enclave combining great natural beauty, traditional farming and cultivation, and historical preservation. An hours walk here is a shortcut to the essence of the Berkshire with its mix of riverbed, wide valleys, rocky cobbles, and views of high hills. The Spero loop is especially noteworthy as is the vista from the high meadow to Mt Everett. Nice visitors... More 

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Sheffield, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is an amazing place to view wildlife, get outdoors, and see some nice views. It is not huge, but quite wonderful.

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Franklin, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

Plan to spend a few hours exploring this property. There are about 3 miles of trails; a mix of easy and moderate. Woodland trails are beautiful along the Housatonic River where you will see beaver dams, song birds and turkey. The “cobble” is interesting and adds an extra element of mystery. Open field trails are easy and well groomed. The... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

We read about this place and it is pretty easy to find west of Hwy 7 towards the Connectcutt border. There is a visitor center and the ranger was very helpful and informative. We paid $5 per person to use the reserve, and hiked around the "cobble" and then up to the top of the highest point in the reserve... More 

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Thank Douglas T
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Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

Plenty of trails to choose from.i went inside the center and was greeted by several stuffed wildlife mounts.which was very nice.i then spoke with the man who was working there about the trails.he broke it down by how long of a hike I wanted,1 hr 2 he etc.he then suggested a trail.the trail was short and sweet. I spooked an... More 

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wilmington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2015

It was a beautiful day and quite a scenic hike. There were numbers along the way that were to teach you about unique things in the woods, but we couldn't find any pamphlet that told us about the numbers. We walked to the Ashley house as well , which is only open infrequently but still a nice walk.

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Wolcott, Connecticut
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Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

My husband and I came up from CT to hike this place. We didn't see a single person on the trails, only at the visitor center. We chose to hike the ledges trail, then the spero loop and then the boulder trail to the borland trail back to the visitor center. It was around 3 miles. It was a beautiful... More 

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