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Appalachian Trail


Visitors Center/Park Headquarters
30 Rockwell Road, Lanesborough, MA 01237
Dogs Allowed
Historic site

Details of Appalachian Trail

Overview of Appalachian Trail

Appalachian Trail runs 2175 miles, stretching from Georgia to Maine. The trail provides a continuous green pathway through a chain of mountains and hills. Of the vast trail way, 90 miles is home to Massachusetts. Traveling over Mount Everett in the south, all the way up and through Mount Greylock in the north. The Appalachian Trail provides offers hiking for both the long-distance or day hiker.

Hours for Appalachian Trail

Park is open dawn to dusk

Visitor Center hours

Sunday - Saturday:
9:00 am-4:00 pm

Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas

Auto Road

Auto Roads to the summit of Mt. Greylock are open for the spring/summer/fall season May 22 – Oct. 31, 2021

Parking at Appalachian Trail

Daily parking fees

MA resident $5
Non-MA resident $20

Download Appalachian Trail Map for parking information

Activities at Appalachian Trail

Person hiking along a roaring stream

Hiking & walking

The Appalachian Trail is perfect for long-distance or day hikes. Trails run along scenic ridges and down through sprawling valleys.
Cozy campsite set up in the woods

Backpacker Shelters

Overnight camping available at designated shelter and campsite locations. For more information visit -

All Activities at Appalachian Trail

  • Hiking
  • Camping

Facilities at Appalachian Trail

  • Scenic views