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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

Out of an abundance of caution, Appalachian Trail shelters, campsites, and privies within the Massachusetts state parks system are closed for the 2020 hiking season.

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

Visitor Center CLOSED to aid in the prevention of spreading COVID-19

Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas

Auto Road

Auto Roads to the summit of Mt. Greylock are closed for the season.

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


Camping and reservations closed to aid in the prevention of spreading COVID-19

All Activities at Appalachian Trail

  • Hiking
  • Camping

Facilities at Appalachian Trail

  • Scenic views