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Bartholomew's Cobble: Located in Sheffield, MA. Beside the winding Housatonic River rises Bartholomew's Cobble, a natural rock garden of ferns and rare wildflowers. Visitors may explore this delicate woodland community by walking Ledges Interpretive Trail. A network of other trails leads through forest, meadow and pastureland to the top of Hulburt's Hill with its magnificent views of the Housatonic valley.

Distance from Moore Cottage: Approx 25 minutes



Savoy Mountain: Located in Florida, MA. During the summer, interpretive programs are offered at the park. These programs include guided hikes, natural and cultural history walks, slideshows, games and exhibits at the Interpretive Center. Approximately 20 miles of hiking traits offer the visitor a variety of choices. The trails are highlighted by natural or man-made features, such as Tannery Falls, Spruce Hill, Tyler Swamp and Bog Pond.

Distance from Moore Cottage: Approx 1 1/2 hours


Canoe Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary: Located in Pittsfield, MA, Canoe Meadows features 262 acres of fields, wetlands, woods and croplands bordered by the wildlife-rich Housatonic River. The sanctuary has three miles of nature trails and a small observation building overlooking a beaver wetland.

Distance from Moore Cottage: Approx 40 minutes


Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary: Located in Lenox, MA. Encompasses 1,500 acres of forest, brooks, beaver ponds, meadows and slopes of beautiful Lenox Mountain. The sanctuary's vast landscape also features a hemlock gorge, a limestone cobble, a hummingbird garden, seven miles of scenic trails, and May-to-October trailside museum.

Distance from Moore Cottage: Approx 30 minutes


Housatonic River Walk: Located in Great Barrington, MA, this walking trail and greenway along the Housatonic River in downtown Great Barrington is a work-in-progress by community volunteers. Enjoy completed sections or join in the ongoing volunteer work effort

Distance from Moore Cottage: Approx 15 minutes


Monument Mountain: Located in Great Barrington, MA. The mountain is 1,735 feet at its peak, overlooking the hills and valleys of southern Berkshire County. Three miles of trails lead through the canopy forest of white pine and oaks with tulip trees, maples, chestnut saplings and mountain laurel. Rock outcrops hide small caves and several streams wind through the forest.

Distance from Moore Cottage: Approx 15 minutes


Mount Everett State Reservation: Located in Monroe, MA. The dome of Mount Everett (alt. 2,624) -- one of the highest mountains in the Berkshires -- is a scenic landmark. A short walk from the parking lot is rewarded by spectacular views. The reservation is also home to many notable wild plant species.

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