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Beginner Snowshoe/Winter Hike at Housatonic Flats, Great Barrington
Join Berkshire Natural Resources Council (BNRC) and GBLC for a 1-mile beginner winter hike at BNRC’s Housatonic Flats reserve in Great Barrington. If weather permits, we’ll snowshoe! If you don’t have your own, BNRC will have some pairs to loan. BNRC have snow snowshoes for kids too. If there’s no snow, we’ll skip the snowshoes and go for a winter hike. Click HERE to go to BNRC to register/reserve a spot.
Difficulty: Easy (gentle grades, easy pace), 0.9 miles
What to Bring: Please bring water, wear sturdy footwear and wear layers. BNRC has a few pairs of micro-spikes and snowshoes to loan.
Please leave your furry friends at home for this hike.
From Lee: From the Mass Pike/Big Y intersection, take Route 102 southwest toward Stockbridge. In Stockbridge turn left onto Route 7. After passing Monument Mountain, before reaching Price Chopper, look for the parking lot on the right side of the road.
From Great Barrington: From the Price Chopper, head north on Route 7 for less than half a mile. Parking will be on the left.
From Lenox: Take Route 7 or Route 7A south toward Great Barrington. After passing Monument Mountain, before reaching Price Chopper, look for the parking lot on the right side of the road.