The Berkshires, MA

The Berkshires of western Massachusetts contain many forest treasures, such as Mohawk Trail and Monroe State Forests, as well as many historic sites. Sugar maple, hemlock, and white pine forests cover the valleys and slopes of 2,000 to 3,000 foot mountains.


Clark Ridge, Mohawk Trail State Forest.

Clark Ridge, Mohawk Trail State Forest. Photo: Bob Leverett.

Council Grove of white pine, Mohawk Trail State Forest.

Council Grove of white pine, Mohawk Trail State Forest. Photo: Bob Leverett.

Yellow Birch on Giant Ledge.

Yellow Birch on Giant Ledge. Photo: Bob Leverett.

Forest view at The Hopper.

Forest view at The Hopper. Photo: Bob Leverett.