Bash Bish Falls State Park

Address

Falls Road, Mt. Washington, MA 01258
Dogs Allowed

Details of Bash Bish Falls State Park

Overview of Bash Bish Falls State Park

Bash Bish Falls is the highest single-drop waterfall in the state. Take a hike and enjoy a picnic on the rocks. Explore the neighboring wilderness at Mt. Washington State Park, or cross the border into New York’s Taconic State Park.

Hours for Bash Bish Falls State Park

Sunrise to 30 minutes after sunset

Parking at Bash Bish Falls State Park

Parking is free at the designated lot near the trailhead. There is no on-road parking available.

Activities at Bash Bish Falls State Park

A person walking through trails.

Hiking

One of the best ways to experience the beauty of Bash Bish is a hike. Start at the Upper Falls parking lot for a steep climb down along the falls, or take it all in from the lower trails.

All Activities at Bash Bish Falls State Park

  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting

Facilities at Bash Bish Falls State Park

  • Restrooms
  • Scenic viewing area

Accessibility at Bash Bish Falls State Park

  • Accessible restrooms

Restrictions at Bash Bish Falls State Park

  • No alcohol
  • No littering
  • No swimming
  • No diving
  • No rock climbing
  • Don't enter the gorge—it's dangerous.
  • Trash policy: lug in/ lug out

More info for Bash Bish Falls State Park

From the lower parking lot in New York, the hike is approximately 2/3 miles gradually uphill to the base of Bash Bish Falls. From the upper parking lot in Massachusetts, the hike is a steep descent approximately 1/3 miles to the base of Bash Bish Falls.

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