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Monument Mountain

Route 7, Great Barrington, MA 01230
+1 978-921-1944
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A great place for a hike

My wife and I hiked to the top of the mountain on a snowy Saturday. Although we chose not to go... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2017
NJSnowbunnies
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Woodstown, New Jersey
Great Hiking with Several trail options

I visited here the middle of October when the trees were turning colors. The trail to the top... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2017
Dennismc2015
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Seattle, Washington
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Ascend this popular peak, which once drew 19th-century literary giants, and from its summit gaze across the spectacular landscapes of the Housatonic River Valley.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good31%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“squaw peak” (30 reviews)
“great hike” (29 reviews)
“hickey trail” (22 reviews)
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Route 7, Great Barrington, MA 01230
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

My wife and I hiked to the top of the mountain on a snowy Saturday. Although we chose not to go "over the top" due to the snow-covered rocks, we did take in the amazing views and got a good workout in also. The trails...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2017

I visited here the middle of October when the trees were turning colors. The trail to the top gives you an option of Moderate or Difficult depending on how quick you want to gain elevation. The trails are well marked and the views from the...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

climbing the rocks at the top could be challanging for some. took about 2 hours along the long route

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

This was a beautiful hike. Started with staff at the entrance - well informed and helped us determine the best trail for us to take give our fitness (or lack thereof) levels. Started out alongside the road, but after the first 8-10 minutes, you turn...More

Thank Sharon O
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Y’all this is a great mountain ya hear? Super hard but that’s aight. Run it every Thursday now fight me

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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Easy hiking with great views. Roadside parking area can fill up fast, especially mid-day. Several trail options for all categories of hikers.

1  Thank Michael E
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

A gem no doubt, I recommend this hike for just about everyone except those on wheelchairs. With something for everyone, there is an easy route a moderate route with a hike along the top that will get your heart pumping. It was packed on Saturday...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Great hike and beautiful views! Friendly for hikers of varied abilities. I would highly recommend it!

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Reviewed 8 September 2017

My husband and I (and our three dogs!) decided to do an early-morning hike here based on the most recent Trip Advisor reviews. This hike is just as those reviewers described...beautiful nature trails with wonderful summit views! This loop trail is very well-marked with brightly...More

5  Thank Ashton S
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Well-marked trails with color-coded blazes painted on tree trunks along the way. Easy to follow trails. Family friendly. Highly recommend Devils Pulpit for breathtaking views all around! As a solo female hiker I felt very safe since this popular spot has many hikers who say...More

1  Thank Bucketlist47
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Response from Madeleine F | Reviewed this property |
No this is not good for seniors, and there are no easy trails.
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