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Address: 105 Weatogue Rd, Sheffield, MA 01257-9012
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Created by geologic upheavals a half-billion years ago, this...

Created by geologic upheavals a half-billion years ago, this hundred-foot-high bedrock outcropping introduces visitors to a rugged and exotic landscape that also supports 800 species of plants while offering terrific mountain vistas.

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Hike and learn

Stop in the small wildlife museum at entry. Many reasonable distance trails of great beauty with rock out croppings. Any season provides beautiful vistas . Across the road climb... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
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Sheffield, Massachusetts
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45 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

Stop in the small wildlife museum at entry. Many reasonable distance trails of great beauty with rock out croppings. Any season provides beautiful vistas . Across the road climb the hill or snow show in winter.

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Sheffield, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 January 2017

As a member of the Trustees of Reservations I hike there often and love the view from the top of the mountain.

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murrayhill
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52 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

A remarkable enclave combining great natural beauty, traditional farming and cultivation, and historical preservation. An hours walk here is a shortcut to the essence of the Berkshire with its mix of riverbed, wide valleys, rocky cobbles, and views of high hills. The Spero loop is especially noteworthy as is the vista from the high meadow to Mt Everett. Nice visitors... More 

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Sheffield, Massachusetts
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56 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is an amazing place to view wildlife, get outdoors, and see some nice views. It is not huge, but quite wonderful.

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Franklin, Massachusetts
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314 reviews
100 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 315 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Plan to spend a few hours exploring this property. There are about 3 miles of trails; a mix of easy and moderate. Woodland trails are beautiful along the Housatonic River where you will see beaver dams, song birds and turkey. The “cobble” is interesting and adds an extra element of mystery. Open field trails are easy and well groomed. The... More 

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New York City, New York
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484 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We read about this place and it is pretty easy to find west of Hwy 7 towards the Connectcutt border. There is a visitor center and the ranger was very helpful and informative. We paid $5 per person to use the reserve, and hiked around the "cobble" and then up to the top of the highest point in the reserve... More 

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Thank Douglas T
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Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

Plenty of trails to choose from.i went inside the center and was greeted by several stuffed wildlife mounts.which was very nice.i then spoke with the man who was working there about the trails.he broke it down by how long of a hike I wanted,1 hr 2 he etc.he then suggested a trail.the trail was short and sweet. I spooked an... More 

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wilmington
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235 reviews
94 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2015

It was a beautiful day and quite a scenic hike. There were numbers along the way that were to teach you about unique things in the woods, but we couldn't find any pamphlet that told us about the numbers. We walked to the Ashley house as well , which is only open infrequently but still a nice walk.

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Wolcott, Connecticut
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

My husband and I came up from CT to hike this place. We didn't see a single person on the trails, only at the visitor center. We chose to hike the ledges trail, then the spero loop and then the boulder trail to the borland trail back to the visitor center. It was around 3 miles. It was a beautiful... More 

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Pound Ridge, New York
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2015

My son, his wife, my husband and I did this hike in the dead of winter. It was cold and icy in places(do be careful I couldn't see the ice under the snow and I slipped a couple of times) but the views of the mountains and the streams running through the paths made it all worth it. This is... More 

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