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Monument Mountain

Route 7, Great Barrington, MA 01230
+1 978-921-1944
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Did with young children, it was great!

We completed this hike with three children – five year old, three-year-old and an infant in our... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Somerset, PA
via mobile
Popular trail to hike. Great views.

Two trails to choose from from Rt. 7. Also a trail up from the other side in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
New York City, New York
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Ascend this popular peak, which once drew 19th-century literary giants, and from its summit gaze across the spectacular landscapes of the Housatonic River Valley.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“squaw peak” (27 reviews)
“hickey trail” (21 reviews)
“great hike” (26 reviews)
Route 7, Great Barrington, MA 01230
+1 978-921-1944
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We completed this hike with three children – five year old, three-year-old and an infant in our backpack hiker. There are three trails to choose from and my suggestion , after talking to local residents on the trail,is to take the easy trail up with...More

Thank heatherr1976
Reviewed 1 week ago

Two trails to choose from from Rt. 7. Also a trail up from the other side in Housatonic. Beautiful all year round.

Thank nycresident92
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This mountain is only two miles from Fairfield Inn & Suites Hotel. We park our car and take easy hike. We took longer loop. I rec amend any body to hike!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Monument Mountain in the Southern Berkshires- between the towns of Stockbridge and Great Barrington is a wonderful place to hike in the Spring, Summer and Fall. Good for all ages.

Thank Madeleine F
Reviewed 31 May 2017

This is a great place to hike as long as steep inclines and rocky paths are your thing. Pack a lunch because once you make it to the top (on clear day), you can see NY, VT and CT. Their are rock formations up top...More

1  Thank Penny S
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We went to Monument Mountain on a foggy day. Although the view was not clear, we enjoyed the atmosphere. The paths are very well maintained!

Thank Johannes S
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Looming over Great Barrington, Monument Mountain invites the trekker or day hiker to share a birds eye view of this part of the Berkshire hills. Trails are clearly marked and, while steep in places, are well within the reach of beginning hikers (who are willing...More

2  Thank CD26traveler
Reviewed 28 April 2017

I have been climbing Monument Mountain the top since I was young, I used to go with my dad when I was young. A bit of a hike but it's always met with such a rewarding view! absolutely stunning! would reccomend for anyone who is...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

With the two trail options - the longer moderate incline and the shorter steeper hike - anyone in decent shape should find this hike easy but satisfying. We're experienced hikers and we find the Indian trail on the way up to be boring but the...More

Thank Chelsea C
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Take the trail to the left and follow the blue signs than take the squaw Trail and follow the red signs. Great views, moderate hike, and safe! The $5 fee is worth every dollar. Well signed and maintained. Took me about 1 1/2 hours round...More

1  Thank Chrissie O
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20 July 2017|
Response from Madeleine F | Reviewed this property |
No this is not good for seniors, and there are no easy trails.