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Address: 66 Thunder Mountain Road, Charlemont, MA
Phone Number: 4133396618
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Great Summer Fun - Hiking and Mountain Coaster

We were in the area for white water rafting and did not know how much cool, summertime activities they have at Berkshire East. We did some hiking and took a few runs down the new... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 15, 2015
skottmorris
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Billerica, Massachusetts, United States
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Billerica, Massachusetts, United States
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60 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

We were in the area for white water rafting and did not know how much cool, summertime activities they have at Berkshire East. We did some hiking and took a few runs down the new mountain coaster. The coaster was great. Set your own speed and make your own fun out of it. There's no chance of coming off the... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

Great adrenalin rush, amazing experience, would recommend. Great views,the ride is easy to control, an exhilarating ride

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Thank Patrice114
Florida
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63 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

We rode the new mountain coaster twice and could have done it all day if we had money to burn. This was a blast from top to bottom. It's long, smooth, fast and you feel like you're on a big roller coaster. What a great addition to the ski resort. If you love coasters, this is a must if you're... More 

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1 Thank Travelingilly
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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61 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

The zip lining was good. Guides made it fun and safe.Clear instructions. Bit disappointed that we had to walk down instead of being able to take the ski lift as advertised

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Thank S A
Boston, Massachusetts
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34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

The tall trees, the towering slopes and the calmness of the resort made a good first impression on me and my family. We went there with our out-of-town guest and everyone ages 12 to 58 had a fabulous time. The mountain top zip line was just the right one to do for our group of first-time zip liners. The guides... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

We came early on a Sunday to ride the Mountain Coaster. Two teenagers with mom and dad. We've ventured down alpine slides and alpine coasters in four different states now, and this is one of the best (and certainly the newest). We were the first to arrive, so there was no wait. The staff is clear with their instructions, and... More 

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Thank Ruth N
Boston, Massachusetts
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

My husband and his friends just returned from their first visit to Berkshire East from a weekend of downhill mountain biking and are now IN LOVE! They have been to multiple other venues for downhill mountain bike riding and all agreed this mountain is by far their favorite! They also really enjoyed the mountain coaster!

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Thank Valerie M
Suffield, Connecticut
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

You may recall your days long ago of playing with an metal erector set to build your favorite structure.... well fast forward to present time and this is exactly what exists, life size, with the mountain coaster. The coaster track and supports are very reminisent of the perforated metal design ... obviously professionally constructed. You need to sign a liability... More 

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Thank AlexF54
Worthington, Massachusetts
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29 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

Well worth the trip and money👍👍👍 Wasn't sure what to expect, we have been on Alpine Slides, but the Mountain Coaster is so much better. Felt safe, all staff was informative and took their jobs to heart. They all enjoyed being there. You are seat belted in and there are many safety devices so you can sit back and enjoy... More 

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Thank Karen R
Newton, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Incredible zip line tours...downhill coaster is the longest in North America and also thrilling. Staff is very warm and helpful. I even met the owner at breakfast, Mr. Schaeffer. I'll be back again and again, thanks for a fantastic time!!

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