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Mass 9 to
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The Appalachian Trail travels 90 miles in Massachusetts as the trail winds through the Berkshires.  The trail passes over the highest point in the state at Mount Greylock with an elevation of 3491 feet. The trail travels over hills, valleys and through towns and hamlets of the Berkshires. The AT passes through the towns of Dalton and Cheshire.

This 27.6 mile stretch of the Appalachian Trail in Massachusetts starts in Dalton at the junction of Mass 8 and Mass 9, heading north and features Gore Pond, The Cobbles and Eph's Lookout. The main feature of this section of the AT is the highest point in the state at Mount Greylock. This section of the AT includes the Mark Noepel Shelter and Wilbur Clearing Shelter. This section of the AT ends at the Vermont/Massachusetts state line. This is also where the Long Trail begins. This is the northern most section of the Appalachian Trail in Massachusetts.

Use the links above to explore different sections of the AT in Massachusetts. Look below for a detailed description of key points along the trail within this section. There are maps below as well.

Appalachian Trail GPS Tracks

Get the complete GPS Tracks for the AT in Massachusetts for ONLY $1.97!  This .gpx file includes waypoints for all trail shelters along the trail in Massachusetts and many of the official AT parking areas.  Use the BUY NOW button below and we'll send you the file via e-mail!  Happy Hiking!

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Miles from Springer Mtn Elevation Key points along the Appalachian Trail in Massachusetts
1565.8 1200 feet MASS 8, MASS 9 (Dalton, MA 01226)
1566.8 1180 feet Gulf Road
1570.5 2100 feet Crystal Mountain Campsite
1570.9 2050 feet Gore Pond
1573.4 1850 feet The Cobbles
1574.8 950 feet Church Street, Hoosic River (Cheshire, MA 01225)
1574.9 970 feet Hiker Kiosk
1575.3 990 feet MASS 8 (Adams, MA 01220)
1576.1 1350 feet Outlook Avenue
1578.8 2350 feet Old Adams Road
1579.7 2750 feet Mark Noepel Shelter
1580.3 3150 feet Jones Nose Trail, Saddle Ball Mountain
1582.5 3290 feet Notch Road, Rockwell Road
1583.0 3491 feet Mount Greylock, Bascom Lodge, Summit Road
1586.2 3400 feet Notch Road
1586.3 2325 feet Wilbur Clearing Shelter
1588.4 900 feet Pattison Road
1589.3 660 feet MASS 2 (North Adams, MA 01247) (Williamstown, MA 01267)
1591.1 1300 feet Sherman Brook Primitive Campsite
1592.1 2010 feet Pine Cobble Trail
1592.6 2254 feet Eph's Lookout
1593.4 2330 feet Massachusetts/Vermont State Line, Long Trail southern terminus



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