MORE INFORMATION: Appalachian Trail Conservancy 799 West Washington Street Harpers Ferry, WV 25425 (304) 535-6331
HIGHLIGHTS: The final section of the Appalachian Trail in Massachusetts climbs the highest point in the state, Mount Greylock. The summit is at 3,500 feet and it has outstanding views into New York, Vermont and Canada. Mount Greylock was the first site in the nation to have a pay observation tower, and the Bascom Lodge is located on site with bunkrooms, showers, meals, and a snack bar. The Mount Greylock State Reservation, which surrounds the summit, totals 11,000 acres and it has an extensive trail system in addition to the A.T.
The town of North Adams and Williamstown are located just north of Mount Greylock, these villages are the last opportunity for the northbound hiker to re-supply in the State of Massachusetts.