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View from the lawn

Great swimming spot, eaay to access, park area is small so it might get busy when too many people... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2018
New York City, New York
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Old fashioned town beach

This is a delightful old fashioned town beach with a nice balance of sand and grass, open space and... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2018
Stephen W
Great Barrington, Massachusetts
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Aug 5, 2018
“View from the lawn”
Jul 27, 2018
“Old fashioned town beach”
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Lake Mansfield Road, Great Barrington, MA
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The town of Great Barrington is kind enough to provide access to Lake Mansfield and provides a picnic area and a swimming area with lifeguard during some daylight hours. Being one of the only public lakes in the area it can get crowded on hot...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Great swimming spot, eaay to access, park area is small so it might get busy when too many people visit at the same time, easy parking and access, good canoe or kayak launch, active life guards

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 27, 2018

This is a delightful old fashioned town beach with a nice balance of sand and grass, open space and shaded space. The water is nice and there are lifeguards. There are also picnic tables and grills. Great place for a quick swim on a hot...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Stephen W
Reviewed July 23, 2018

Sixty or seventy years ago I spent almost every day in the summer swimming in Lake Mansfield, and many local people still do. It is hard to find a more "good old days" swimming lake anywhere: surrounded by hills and forests, no commercial activity and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Barringtonian
Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

I love this location and water. It’s my favorite place to go on a hot summer day. I play football and soccer there all the time and never say no to going there in the summer. I kayak there almost every day in the summer...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Jayablake
Reviewed October 25, 2017

My husband and I hiked the trail in the park near the Lake. We continued into Great Barrington to make it a longer walk. An easy walk but great exercise.

Date of experience: October 2017
3  Thank Linda M
Reviewed July 12, 2017

This is a lake fairly close to downtown Great Barrington. There is a lifeguard there though I am not sure the hours. There are a few picnic tables to eat lunch. Good place, low key.

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank dalijon
Reviewed May 29, 2017

A get away that is not far from the center of town. This lake provides a beach, picnic tables, etc. Its neat, well kept and clean. Bring a towel, flip flops, fishing gear for the shore, and your suit to change into. - on a...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank jfloriojefferys
Reviewed August 25, 2016

the lake has a lifeguard and is very pleasant there are places for a bbq which was awesome. The playground was fantastic the kids and everyone had a great time

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank aryeh2015
Reviewed June 30, 2016

The lake has a beach area with a life guard but you can swim past the rope and enjoy the whole lake. No motor boats are allowed so the water is clean and the lake is a perfect spot to take a dip.

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank orrdin
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May 30, 2017|
Response from Jayablake | Reviewed this property |
Yes there’s some really fun spots to fish there like the boat launch or off to the side of swimming area
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