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“lovely find along the trail”

Mohawk Trail State Forest
Ranked #6 of 14 things to do in Charlemont
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Owner description: More than 6,000 scenic acres offer outdoor enthusiasts lodging in 62 campsites and overnight log cabins, plus a variety of activities including trout-fishing, hiking and picnicking.
Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts
Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“lovely find along the trail”
Reviewed October 12, 2012

i love to hike and this was on my list. had a wonderful time. was delighted to happen upon a meadow by the river. enjoyed the feel of the pine grove. haven't been back since the hurricane. cabins looked like they'd be fun to rent.

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North Adams, Massachusetts
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Recovery is well under way”
Reviewed October 4, 2012

Much of this area was devastated by a huge storm last year which was so severe that much of Route 2 (Mohawk Trail) was closed to traffic for over a year. The picnic and pool area along the river was virtually destroyed and much of the wonderful area I enjoyed as a child is totally changed. Much work remains , but it is beginning to be recognizable.

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Hartford, Connecticut
Level 5 Contributor
43 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Makes a beautiful drive in any season”
Reviewed September 27, 2012

Driving the Mohawk Trail is a tradition going back generations. Postcards at the gift shops along the way show people in a Model T making the drive. I have driven it when the fall colors are at their peak, but to avoid the traffic, make yours an off-season drive (we came in August) and you will have the place to yourself. The forest has a great roadside picnic area along a rocky stream, with clean toilet facilities and lots of picnic tables and fire pits. I have made the drive a number of times and always stop and picnic there. The experience makes leaving the Mass Pike and taking that little extra time on a two-lane highway worthwhile.

Visited August 2012
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Trailer trash drunks”
Reviewed September 24, 2012

You seriuosly need to update the site to forwarn visitors that due to the damages of storms from the past you allow trailor trash drunks in front of the entrance.

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3 Thank bubblz927
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Boston, Massachusetts
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Lovely spot, especially group campsite”
Reviewed September 5, 2012

We camped at the group campsite in Mohawk State Forest this labor day weekend and had a really great time. Site is away from the busy roads, no rangers to tell you to go to bed at 10.
And I never seen pines that tall! many mushrooms and good trails for hiking, great road-biking area.

Visited September 2012
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