Best trails in Adams

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Looking for a great trail near Adams, Massachusetts? AllTrails has 11 great hiking trails, running trails, forest trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Mount Holyoke Range State Park or Peebles Island State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Mount Greylock State Reservation or Walnut Hill Wildlife Management Area. Ready for some activity? There are 4 moderate trails in Adams ranging from 2.2 to 6.2 miles and from 1,187 to 3,490 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Mount Greylock via Bellows Pipe and Thunderbolt Trail
Mount Greylock State Reservation
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Length: 5.1 mi • Est. 3 h 34 m
The trail starts from parking area up to AT via Old Summit Road. A little confusing with the skiing signs, but head east up to AT. Hike along AT to a point where Thunderbolt ties in, and make a push uShow more
#2 - Cheshire Harbor Trail to Mount Greylock
Mount Greylock State Reservation
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Length: 6.2 mi • Est. 3 h 48 m
The easiest and shortest ascent route from base to summit of Mount Greylock, the highest peak in Massachusetts. Spectacular views at summit.Show more
#3 - Appalachian Trail: Mount Greylock to North Adams
Mount Greylock State Reservation
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Length: 14.2 mi • Est. 7 h 58 m
Appalachian Trail: Mount Greylock to North Adams is a 14.2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Adams, Massachusetts that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficulShow more
#4 - Gould Trail to Mount Greylock
Adams, Massachusetts
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Length: 6.5 mi • Est. 4 h 9 m
Nice trail to summit of Mt Greylock from the Greylock Glen. Make a loop by returning down the Thunderbolt Ski Trail. You can also ascend/descend Gould's and loop with Cheshire Harbor Trail via West MShow more
#5 - March Cataract Falls Trail
Mount Greylock State Reservation
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 1 h 12 m
Short hike to beautiful waterfalls in the heart of Greylock. The distance in the description does not include walking from the parking area on Rockwell Road to the tralhead off Sperry Road. Plan aboShow more
#6 - Bellows Pipe, Thunderbolt, Gould Trail
Mount Greylock State Reservation
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Length: 6.3 mi • Est. 3 h 33 m
Bellows Pipe, Thunderbolt, Gould Trail is a 6.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Adams, Massachusetts that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is priShow more
#7 - Sperry Road to Stony Ledge Trail
Mount Greylock State Reservation
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 56 m
Follow a gravel road through the camping area at Mt. Greylock to the scenic vista of Stony Ledge which offers beautiful views of Mt. Greylock and other mountains.Show more
#8 - Bellows Pipe and Thunderbolt Ski Trail Loop
Mount Greylock State Reservation
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Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 1 h 48 m
Bellows Pipe and Thunderbolt Ski Trail Loop is a 3.1 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Adams, Massachusetts that offers the chance to see wildlife. The trail is rated as moderate and is Show more
#9 - Glen Meadow Loop
Mount Greylock State Reservation
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Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 39 m
Glen Meadow Loop is a 1.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Adams, Massachusetts that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walkingShow more
#10 - Gould and Chesire Harbor Trail Loop
Mount Greylock State Reservation
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Length: 3.6 mi • Est. 2 h 13 m
Gould and Chesire Harbor Trail Loop is a 3.6 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Adams, Massachusetts that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of Show more
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