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Monument Mountain

Route 7, Great Barrington, MA 01230
+1 978-921-1944
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Great hike and beautiful views! Friendly for hikers of varied abilities. I would highly recommend... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
kj1792
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New Haven, Connecticut
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Great Hike!

My husband and I (and our three dogs!) decided to do an early-morning hike here based on the most... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ashton S
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Mashpee, Massachusetts
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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.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good31%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Route 7, Great Barrington, MA 01230
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+1 978-921-1944
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great hike and beautiful views! Friendly for hikers of varied abilities. I would highly recommend it!

Thank kj1792
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I (and our three dogs!) decided to do an early-morning hike here based on the most recent Trip Advisor reviews. This hike is just as those reviewers described...beautiful nature trails with wonderful summit views! This loop trail is very well-marked with brightly...More

Thank Ashton S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well-marked trails with color-coded blazes painted on tree trunks along the way. Easy to follow trails. Family friendly. Highly recommend Devils Pulpit for breathtaking views all around! As a solo female hiker I felt very safe since this popular spot has many hikers who say...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family of 6 (kids 11, 9, 7, 3) all made it to the summit! The views were fabulous. The hike was about 3 miles round trip. It was a challenge for my youngest but he made it. $5 parking kiosk at the base. The...More

Thank joeyjojo_717
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped for a short hike before lunch. We took the easiest trail. Another reviewer had commented that it isn't "easy" and I would agree that the boulders and roots that are part of this trail would make it a challenge for...More

Thank SpiralingOne
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We took the more challenging route up and it didn't prove to be too difficult. There are several rock scrambles where the knees take a beating but otherwise fairly gentle. Once at the top there are several lookouts- first one looks over the valley but...More

Thank jleigh45
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We visit regularly. Love the hiking. Paths are well marked and signage at the bottom lets you choose your difficulty. Free parking, picnicking and pets welcome. Great family fun.

Thank BeautifulVox
Reviewed 7 August 2017

I chose the blue Monument trail and was surprised a bit by how rocky it was (since I'd heard how it was a former carriage road), but that was just the first .4, after that it was fantastic! A nice smooth gently climbing trail up...More

Thank dave d
Reviewed 3 August 2017

There is adequate parking in the lot right off the road. You have to pay $5.00 to park and get the ticket at a machine. There are no bathroom facilities on the property that we saw. We took the Blue trail (1.8 miles) up the...More

Thank lovetotravelCt
Reviewed 21 July 2017 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
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minniemeris
20 July 2017|
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Response from Madeleine F | Reviewed this property |
No this is not good for seniors, and there are no easy trails.
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