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

Open daily 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas

Auto Road

Auto Roads are CLOSED for the WINTER SEASON

NOTE - NEW VEHICLE RESTRICTION: Vehicles greater than 22 feet in length are prohibited from travelling on the Mount Greylock Auto Roads and to the Summit

The Mount Greylock Visitor Center remains accessible to ALL VEHICLES

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

  • Hiking & walking

    The Appalachian Trail is perfect for long-distance or day hikes. Trails run along scenic ridges and down through sprawling valleys.
  • 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

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