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Ashuwillticook Rail Trail

Adams, MA
4997003
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Easy walk, scenic.

Many well marked parking areas with access to the trail. Plenty of wildlife. Nice paved path... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2017
dcfans6
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West Paris, Maine
One of the Best Rail Trails

I have now rode the trail three times in the past two years. I live more than an hour from the... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
Dave_NY55
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Waterford, New York
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“berkshire mall” (19 reviews)
“bike ride” (8 reviews)
“rail trail” (26 reviews)
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

Many well marked parking areas with access to the trail. Plenty of wildlife. Nice paved path. Wish the weather had co-operated, only got to walk about 1/3 of it in two attempts.

Thank dcfans6
Reviewed 11 November 2017

I have now rode the trail three times in the past two years. I live more than an hour from the trail, but the trip is worth it. It is a beautiful trail, especially in the Fall. The trail has been extended north from Adams,...More

Thank Dave_NY55
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We rode this trail in October and enjoyed fall foliage and lake views. Since the trail is a converted railway, the elevation changes are gradual and make a very pleasant bike ride that is not physically challenging. There are at least three entry points on...More

Thank RetiredBums
Reviewed 21 October 2017

This is a stellar ride with wonderful views, lots of water (a reservoir, streams, marshlands, babbling brooks, waterfalls and small dams), and mountain views the whole way. Nicely paved with any frost heaves clearly marked. The trail, with the latest added mile is just about...More

Thank Localgirl0330
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Wonderful trail for biking, walking, skating, running. If you begin by the Berkshire mall it is about a 25 mile round trip. We biked it and it was a nice tame workout. The first 5 miles are lakeside, then mountainside and finally through Adams, continuing...More

Thank kajack
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We were vacationing in the Berkshires for leaf peeping and wanted to ride our bikes. Our innkeeper told us about this trial. We rode 5 miles from the Berkshire Mall parking area to Cheshire where you can see the Bass Water Grill from the path....More

Thank skipthelightfandango
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

This is a 10.8 mile paved trail. We walked only three miles and went back to car. Would love to come back and bike the entire length. Highly recommend this trail. Both men's and women's rest rooms at parking lot. Much better than Kennedy Park...More

Thank nancybV3728IV
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We only walked 4 miles up the trail and back. Hope to increase or start at another point the next time. During the 2 miles from the Berkshire Mall (parking was full on both sides of the street of the trail), we found it easy...More

Thank Wezie12
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This was the first thing we did when we arrived in the Berkshires and it was well worth it. We started at the beginning of the trail near the Berkshire Mall and then traveled the full 11.2 miles into Adams and then back again for...More

Thank Von1287
Reviewed 28 August 2017

This is a paved old rail trail about 11 miles long passing through trees and by lakes. It is good for walking and biking and can be picked up in many different spots starting at the Visitor Center in Adams. Recently the trail has been...More

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speech75
8 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.
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mikevds
11 February 2017|
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Response from Andrew S | Reviewed this property |
This is who we used: Berkshire Outfitters. They had good bikes and were reasonable. More importantly, they were open.
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