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 scheduled to open for the 2024 SEASON on Saturday, MAY 18th, 2024

Bascom Lodge and the War Memorial Tower are scheduled to open for the 2024 SEASON on Saturday, MAY 25th, 2024.

The Mount Greylock Visitor Center remains accessible to ALL VEHICLES

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

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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