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we like to drive to this lake and have lunch on the deck overlooking the lake--lakeside grill... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Palm Beach, Florida
Grew up on this lake

I have a pontoon on this lake as well, best lake in the Berkshires. Great views not to crowded with... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Fred G
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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Lakeway Drive, Pittsfield, MA 01201
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 9 February 2015

We went here during the summer and had a nice day. The beach gets crowded during the day, however the water is warm and the lake is very clean. There is a small park for children as well as a snack bar with restrooms and...More

4  Thank CGin23
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Reviewed 17 November 2016

Nice lake to visit and swim. If you are looking for great fishing, this is not the lake to try. The city shocks the lake each year and ruins the fishing. Way too many tournaments on the weekends and spoils the fishing for everyone. If...More

3  Thank Mike C
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

we like to drive to this lake and have lunch on the deck overlooking the lake--lakeside grill! great fish and seafood

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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

I have a pontoon on this lake as well, best lake in the Berkshires. Great views not to crowded with boats. Bald eagle nest always there - saw the two kids fly last week. Mountain View’s (Greylock included) and a great sand bar to hang...More

Thank Fred G
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Wonderful side excursion on our road trip. Kids loved swimming at the beach, and parking was free. This hidden gem was recommended by our hosts at Greylock Campground.

1  Thank mohanakaash
Reviewed 16 July 2018

If you want to lay out by the water and still feel at peace, this is the place for you. I recommend going on a weekday when it is less crowded (probably). I lay out and still have my own personal space. There are public...More

1  Thank Tiffany C
Reviewed 27 June 2018

We stopped here on the advice of the concierge of Hotel on North for a picnic lunch and it was the perfect spot on a lovely summer day.

1  Thank JLH2012
Reviewed 19 June 2018

The fishing is nice at this lake as it is stocked. The boat launch is free and there is always plenty of parking in the lot down the street from the launch. Swimming area is nice however I much prefer a pool. What is wonderful...More

Thank Cindy T
Reviewed 11 September 2017

I went kayaking on this lake and left from the public boat launch in Burbank Park in Pittsfield, MA. There is a concrete boat launch there and two small floating docks from which you can launch kayaks and rowing shells. There is probably close to...More

2  Thank Howard S
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We rented a small speedboat, and spent an hour navigating the lake. It was a lovely day, and we enjoyed our ride! There is also a small beach there, for swimming. We did not swim, but we had fun going all around the lake in...More

2  Thank LetterioZ
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

A great place to enjoy time by the lake! We hung out and enjoyed the water. Read a book and relaxed! Easy parking, clean, picnic places, beautiful!

Thank Taryn W
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We went canoeing with my husband here for the 1st time ever. We must have chosen a perfect day to do it because it was the right temperature and it was not crowded at all. We let ourselves drift to the wishes of the wind....More

2  Thank Lina P
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15 August 2018|
Response from Fred G | Reviewed this property |
Always lots of kayaks and canoes - they practice for josh Billings all the time. Williams college has rowing team there as well - weekends few more motor boats out. Most kayaks do the covers and parameter - wakes depends on... More