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Dry Hill is a 2 mile out and back trail located near Great Barrington, Massachusetts that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 2.0 mi Elevation gain 242 ft Route type Out & Back

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Gary Pratt
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Great hike. Great view.

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Arielle Betti
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4/22/20-we hiked this trail today, a cold snowy windy April day. The trail is very easy with 3/4 of it a old road through the woods. There is a summit to the top but we did not hike it as my kids had no motivation because of the cold. It was just under 1.5 mile loop trail that brought you back out to the dirt road and you had to walk the road to your car.

Mike -
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Fairly easy, even the last leg up to the summit. I imagine the view from the top is obscured once the trees fill in, but for late March, I'll take it! Worth an hour drive? If you get the place to yourself like I did, yeah. But, you lose that peaceful alone-in-the-woods feel if there's trail traffic.

Michael Meyers
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This hike is a nice easy walk in the woods, on a broad trail for much of the hike, a road in the woods for the first 1/3, even the summit just barely gets your heart rate up. This is in no way a moderate hike. I didn’t see anyone else on the trail. The gps at north road is misleading. North road is between the church and the old inn; it looks like you are going into the old inn parking lot, it is really hard to tell that you can keep going. It snowed yesterday and again today while hiking, making the hike really beautiful, but the fresh snow hid patches of ice along the trail - be careful! I slipped and fell on the trail, and so used light crampons on the way back down from the summit and back to the trail head. I recommend going out and back, if you follow the trail past the offshoot to the summit you end up back on the dirt road and have to walk a little over a 1/4 mile on the road to the parking lot, much nicer to go back through the trail The Southfield store (check the hours, its not serving food all day) is 10 minutes away and a great place to get some provisions for a picnic at the top.

Nan Smith
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This is a great hike. I don't think it's in Sandisfield State Forest though.

Gary Pratt
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Great little hike. Excellent view from the summit.

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Alvah Stone
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Though road is marked with street signs but not on google maps, as mentioned north road to old north road takes you to trail head. Used directions here and google maps took me to it. Last couple miles is dirt road but easily passable. Trail is really not near much of anything but a few homes down the road, it doesn't get much traffic. Take the parking lot entrance or just walk up the road from the parking lot a little and on the left you'll see clearly marked entrance to the trail also. Depends on how much walking you want to do. Eventually, you see a sign that says summit and if coming from the parking area, you go left. If you go right, it takes you to the trail entrance I mentioned above. Another 15 minutes and you'll be at the summit. As mentioned, easy walking for the most part till you hit the last few minutes where you get a little bit steep. It is somewhat rocky going up in spots but nothing major. Just be careful where you're stepping and you'll be fine. Summit has some nice views. You could spend a little time on the rock ledge and eat lunch if you'd like, nice little area. Rate this as easy even with those few minutes of uphill to the summit.

Jacques Reichling
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This is a nice trail through the forest, especially during foliage season. The first 2/3 are very easy flat walking, the last third up to the summit is a bit steep and very rocky. The views are nice from the top but somewhat hindered by the trees below that have grown quite tall. The trail is well marked, but the trail head is hard to find: in New Marlborough take North Road on the right of the church until you turn left onto Old North Road and find the parking lot and trail head 100 yards down the road.

Dane K.
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I would consider this an easy trail. The majority of the trail is pretty flat.The summit is steep but short. When I hike this summit it was very icy and could barely stand on 2 feet, but the view is worth the short hike!

Rosalie Cool
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Pretty easy trail but a bit steep at the very end. Trailhead is off of old north road in New Marlborough - if you take that, the first time it splits keep to the left and the trailhead will be on you left.

Kerilyn Tacconi
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Josie Lamb
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Kendra L
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Richie Jay
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Rob Hoogs
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Meghan C
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Jed Cairo
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Jed Cairo
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Brian Barnett
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Celeste E
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