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Scenic, beautiful stroll: Here's a tip for Easy or difficult section

The entire trail is a scenic, beautiful stroll that can be used for an easy or slightly challenging... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cheshire, Massachusetts
Train ride to Berkshires in North Adams Mass.

We were on a bus trip to the Berkshires - which included this train ride We enjoyed the slow ride... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
Wallingford, Connecticut
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The entire trail is a scenic, beautiful stroll that can be used for an easy or slightly challenging walk, bike ride, or roller blading. The trail is mostly flat except for the section between Adams and Cheshire, which has a very slight incline for 2-3...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank robdaugherty1
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

We were on a bus trip to the Berkshires - which included this train ride We enjoyed the slow ride through the mountains for the foliage colors. And listening to the narrator give us interesting facts. Despite some ppls children being alittle rowdy it was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Becky123q
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

I visited this rail trail with my friend Cody on the Friday before Columbus Day. We had a lot of fun, and lots of other people were there as well. We particularly enjoyed seeing the Hoosac River at the cascade just south of Adams. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Alan D
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Such a nice and well-kept trail. It is a pretty good distance (10 miles each way) and the sights are beautiful. We did it in a cloudy/semi-rainy day and it was still a great time. Very safe to do with a family. There are stores...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank danibrig
Reviewed 1 September 2018

This is a great trail for biking and walking. 20 miles off road, it starts on the access road to a mall and ends up in charming town of North Adams.It goes by 2 lakes, through the woods and alongside a flowing dammed brook where...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Gerry G
Reviewed 1 September 2018

The train crew was was very friendly and interacted with the passengers. It is a short trip, but a lot of fun.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank robertsY5981MP
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the ride as a family today and were pleased that our 8 year old managed the whole loop. We took pictures on “Nobodies Road” which is actually very picturesque. The folks we rented bikes from in Adams, MA were very friendly and helpful....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DutchBB
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Easy ride, very enjoyable. Stops for ice cream, lunch, bathrooms, and plenty of photo spots along the way. Keep an eye out for one of the largest birds nests you've ever seen (on the ground). Rent from Village Bike Rentals!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful, well maintained old rail trail that offers 12 miles or so of great biking, rollerblading or walking. Great views everywhere you look. Bike rental place at the beginning and plenty of places to stop and relax and enjoy the sights among other friendly and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank larrysZ391DY
Reviewed 22 July 2018

The trail is well maintained and very level. It is not heavily utilized and those using it are very friendly. There is a wonderful overhang much of the trail so it doesn't get too hot even are really hot days. Love Village Bike Rentals --...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank karyngrossmangershon
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9 August 2017|
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Response from JohnBoltonLanding_NY | Reviewed this property |
Timbo's in Cheshire, where the trail crosses Route 8 about half way to Pittsfield, right across the road from Cheshire Lake.
11 February 2017|
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Response from O7486ISandrews | Reviewed this property |
This is who we used: Berkshire Outfitters. They had good bikes and were reasonable. More importantly, they were open.