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Cheshire Will Try to Accommodate Hiker Camping

Town officials will apply for a special permit on behalf of Appalachian Trail hikers to accommodate camping on the Cheshire School grounds.

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North Adams Conservation Commission OKs Parking, Footpath

The city was approved to move forward with a parking lot as part of the planned renovation of Brayton Park.

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Cheshire Sets Special Election to Fill Out Select Board

The Board of Selectmen made the decision Tuesday to hold a special election sooner rather than later and agreed to put both a debt exclusion vote and the selectmen seats on the same August ballot.

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Hundreds Participated In Annual Greylock Ramble

According to a ProAdams press release, 1,037 people made their way up the state's highest peak on Columbus Day.

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Cheshire Boy Hands Out Trail Magic

Almost every day, Nate makes his way down to the Cheese Press memorial or Diane's Twist ice cream shop where the Appalachian Trail and the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail converge with his bag of trail magic and waits for hikers.

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Hinds Backs Efforts to Bolster Mountain Biking Trails

State Sen. Adam Hinds knows mountain biking is an emerging industry. But, he also knows people who drive through the Berkshires to get elsewhere for it. "Mountain biking has been identified as an industry that is growing and we are well positioned for it," Hinds said.

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Williamstown Select Board Asked to Appoint Trails Committee

Robert Hatton, who long has volunteered his time to trail maintenance and, in recent years, has recruited and trained other volunteers, told the board that the task needs a dedicated committee.

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Local Authors Extend Their Boulder Hunt From Massachusetts To New England

In 2016, the two came together to publish their first boulder book "Rockachusetts" that purely focused on mammoth and curious rocks and boulders in Massachusetts with an entire chapter on Berkshire County.

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Hiking Trail Loops Around Health Center

Thanks to a 2016 collaboration between CHP, Berkshire Natural Resources Council, Greenagers and Great Barrington Trails and Greenways, your trip to the CHP’s Great Barrington Health Center can include a hike that can be short or long, depending on your choice at the fork in the trail.

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50th Greylock Ramble This Weekend

Ramblefest also returns Sunday starting at 11 a.m. at the visitors center. The festival was established a few years to extend the Ramble weekend and provide activities outside of the hike.

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Dalton Events to Mark Appalachian Trail Community Designation

The town of Dalton become the third Appalachian Trail Community in the state on Saturday with a celebration including hikes, music and a cookout.

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Avoiding the Top Six Hiking Injuries

For a carefree hiking experience, hike with friends or on trails you know well and with daylight to spare. Also take precautions to prevent the most common hiking-related injuries.

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