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Beartown State Forest

69 Blue Hill Rd, Monterey, MA
+1 413-528-0904
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nice place to spend a few hours

We found this place by accident on the way to somewhere else. It is very woodsy with marshes and a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
lois p
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
Great day out with the family

We loved this place - lake; mountains; walks; wildlife; swimming... what is not to like? It was... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
York, UK
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69 Blue Hill Rd, Monterey, MA
+1 413-528-0904
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this place by accident on the way to somewhere else. It is very woodsy with marshes and a very nice small lake. The roads are not maintained that well, there are some good sized pot holes but if your not in a hurry...More

Thank lois p
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this place - lake; mountains; walks; wildlife; swimming... what is not to like? It was very quiet on the day we visited and we only saw 4-5 other groups there - did a 2-3 hour walk with some good elevations and views and...More

Thank YorkieMummy
Reviewed July 10, 2017

The Pond Trail Loop was easy to moderate in a few places to hiking for all ages (4-64!). It was beautiful; we found salamanders, tiny little frogs/toads on the forest floor, small mammals, and a mixture of birds and plant life.There were areas of the...More

Thank family8plus
Reviewed April 20, 2017

We went on a beautiful warm spring Easter afternoon for a hike around the pond. It is considered an easy walk. It was for the most part. I have a bad knee so there were a couple of spots where I needed help to get...More

1  Thank Judi B
Reviewed January 15, 2017

There's just something about the woods in winter and ice on a pond! This is such a beautiful walk/hike around the pond; about 2 miles. It's relatively flat so an easy/moderate walk and good for dogs. In the winter you will need sturdy boots with...More

Thank EcoM8s
Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

walked around benedict pond from the parking lot during fall foliage and loved it. lots of picnic seats to stol anf eat or read.

Thank Jörg E
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

We have a couple little girls and this place is great for biking, hiking, and fishing. The beach is well kept and there are bathrooms available. The lake is beautiful with a nice fishing pier. Camp sites are also a great spot to connect with...More

Thank Dcollins777
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Cute small and clean beach, nice for kids. Easy parking, lots of picnic tables, very clean. Not overcrowded which was nice. Fun walking trails.

Thank Pam B
Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

4 1/2 stars....While vacationing in the Berkshires, we decided to take advantage of one of the many hiking trails in the area. We are NOT hikers, in reality, and we are in our early 60s. Yet, we managed to hike over rocks and roots for...More

Thank nancysmoose
Reviewed July 20, 2016

We enjoyed swimming in the pond and hiking the loop that went around the pond. It was just the relaxing type of location we were looking for.

Thank Caragh C
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April 8, 2017|
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Response from EcoM8s | Reviewed this property |
Beartown is large so depends on where you want to go. There is a large parking lot at Benedict Pond where you can walk around the pond and picnic at picnic tables.
August 16, 2016|
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Response from Pam B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I have no idea.