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Great walk if you're in the area, but not a destination

If you're in the area, certainly take the walk. It's a nice little path and we enjoyed it. It's... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2016
Medford, NJ
Quick and Easy Walk

My family of 4 (two adults, 20 year old and 14 year old) enjoyed the walk - it is very short and... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2016
Monroe, New York
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195 Main St, Great Barrington, MA 01230-1602
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Reviewed July 26, 2016

If you're in the area, certainly take the walk. It's a nice little path and we enjoyed it. It's definitely not a "destination" though. Had we traveled more than 10-15 minutes to experience it, then it would've been a disappointment.

Thank atzdl
Reviewed July 22, 2016

This is a lovely walk along the river, steps away from the main road through the town. On hot days it provides a cool, shaded place to walk. It was built, and is maintained, by volunteers to provide a pleasant trail and also to help...More

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Reviewed July 19, 2016

A beautifully designed, short walk along a very peaceful and pretty part of the Housatonic. Wish it were a good bit longer as it ended too quickly. Well maintained and nice brochure to go along with it. We'll try the other section of it the...More

1  Thank Dean S
Reviewed July 10, 2016

First of all the address "195 Main St" is totally inaccurate. This is on the main drag of town, while the walk is actually about 4 streets down the hill from Main St. Once we did find it, we were not impressed. It is on...More

Thank tbv77
Reviewed July 9, 2016

My family of 4 (two adults, 20 year old and 14 year old) enjoyed the walk - it is very short and easy. Part of it takes you through a neighborhood and it does involve a hill - something that should be noted if traveling...More

Thank elizabeth615
Reviewed July 9, 2016

Very pleasant yes, but underwhelming in that it's so short and runs past old buildings and private property built onto the riverside.

Thank OldWulf
Reviewed June 22, 2016

The river walk is a much shorter walk than I had expected. It was pleasant and if you find yourself in Barrington looking for some exercise near the downtown, this is the path to take. You can reverse the walk and stroll down the main...More

1  Thank Mel02138
Reviewed May 2, 2016

Great walking path along the Housatonic. Strollable is the word.When I was there the river was flowing pretty well and made for some nice scenic stops.

Thank Laurene B
Reviewed April 25, 2016

This was quite a feat to clean up the Riverside and have a beautiful walk in Downtown Great Barrington.Very few towns have anything like this and it is one of the reasons that Great Bariington has been rated one of the Best small towns in...More

Thank rxgrin
Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

Short, but enjoyable. Hit it while you enjoy the quaint little shops downtown. Easier to find on foot. It's just a little gait, easily missed.

Thank Stephanie R
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Mildred O
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Response from Renee S | Reviewed this property |
You can begin in a couple locations. I usually like to start at the entrance near the bridge on Bridge Street (across from the Berkshire Cooperative Market).You can go to their web site (gb river walk org - omit the spaces... More