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Recreation SUMMER

Forest Park Country Club 18 holes, open to the public, daily fee. Forest Park Ave. Adams

Ashmere Lake State Park Boat ramp, fishing, water-skiing on a shallow 217-acre lake. Route 143. Hinsdale

Goose Pond Reservation & Goose Pond Swimming, boat launch (non-motor), fishing, challenging hiking trails, seasonal hunting. Cooper Creek Rd. East Lee

Ashuwillticook Rail Trail Paved recreation track for biking, roller skating, walking, paralleling Route 8. Adams, Cheshire, Lanesborough

Green Water Pond Boat ramps, swimming, fishing, 58’ depth. Rte 20, East Lee / Becket

Bartholomew’s Cobble Hiking trails, visitor center. Route 7, Sheffield

Greenock Country Club 9-hole par 35 course, open to the public. 220 West Park St. Lee

Bas Ridge Country Club 18 holes, open to the public, daily fee. 151 Plunkett Ave. Hinsdale

Kennedy Park 15 miles of trails & old carriage roads for strolling, hiking, cross-country skiing, riding, mountain biking, picnicking, leashed pets allowed. Main St. (Rte 7A) or West Dugway Rd. Lenox

Bash Bish Falls State Park Scenery, views, 60’ waterfall. Picnicking, hiking, pets allowed. Falls Rd. Mount Washington Beartown State Forest & Benedict Pond Boating (non-motor), fishing, swimming, sandy beach, hiking trail, campsites in a 12,000-acre reserve. 69 Blue Hill Road, Monterey Chesterfied Gorge State Forest Rock canyon, fishing, trails for hiking & mountain biking, picnic areas, seasonal restrooms. Chesterfield Clarksburg State Park & Forest & Mauserts Pond Hiking trails, bird watching, 45 campsites, restrooms. Route 2, Clarksburg Country Club of Pittsfield 18 holes, 71 par, pro shop, also tennis courts, private, by invitation only. 639 South St. (Rte 7) Pittsfield Cranwell Resort, Spa & Golf Club/ Miraval Berkshires 18 holes, par 70, championship course, driving range, pro shop, lessons, open to the public, daily fee. 65 Lee Rd. (Rte. 20) Lenox Deerfield River Three companies in Charlemont offer white water rafting on the river along Route 2 east of North Adams. Donnybrook Country Club 18 holes, par 72, open to the public, daily fee. 775 Williamstown Rd. Lanesborough Egremont Country Club 18 holes, par 71, open to the public, daily fee. 685 South Egremont Rd. (Rte 23) Great Barrington

Lake Garfield Boat ramp, swimming, water skiing, sandy beach, fishing, picnicking. Tyringham Rd. Monterey Lake Buel Boat ramp, beach, motor boats, swimming, fishing. Route 57, Great Barrington/New Marlborough Lake Mahkeenac (“Stockbridge Bowl”) Boat ramp, sandy beach, swimming, fishing, skating, yacht club. Interlaken Rd. (Rte 183) Stockbridge Lake Mansfield Swimming (lifeguard), sandy beach, playground, picnic area, non-motor boats. Lake Mansfield Rd. Great Barrington Laurel Lake Boat ramp, swimming (lifeguard), sandy beach, fishing, skating, changing rooms, restrooms, pets allowed. Rtes 7 & 20, Lee / Lenox McLennan Reservation & Ashintully Gardens 600-acre preserve, 1.5-mile trail, bird-watching, Hale Pond, ruins of c. 1903 “marble palace,” formal neoclassical gardens. Main Rd. Tyringham Monument Mountain Reservation Strenuous hike up a 720’-climb t Squaw Peak (1,642’). Nathaniel Hawthorne & Herman Melville hiked here. Stockbridge Rd. (Rte 7) Great Barrington Mount Everett State Reservation & Race Brook Falls Hiking trails, five waterfalls including 300’ cascade, pets allowed, no swimming. Sheffield