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Mass 23
to US 20
Upper Goose Pond


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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 20.7 mile stretch of the Appalachian Trail in Massachusetts starts as the AT crosses MASS 23, heading north and features Benedict Pond, The Ledges and Upper Goose Pond. This section of the AT includes the Mount Wilcox North and South Shelters. The trail crosses the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) on a pedestrian bridge. This section of the AT ends where the trail reaches US 20 just west of Lee, 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
1526.1 1050 feet MASS 23 (Monterey, MA 01245)
1527.1 1550 feet Blue Hill Road
1528.1 1620 feet Benedict Pond
1528.7 1820 feet The Ledges
1529.4 1720 feet Mount Wilcox South Shelter
1531.2 1950 feet Mount Wilcox North Shelter
1531.8 1800 feet Beartown Mountain Road
1535.0 1200 feet Fernside Road
1535.3 1000 feet Shaker Campsite
1537.1 930 feet Jerusalem Road (Tyringham, MA 01264)
1538.2 930 feet Tyringham Main Road
1540.1 1800 feet Webster Road
1542.5 1650 feet Goose Pond Road
1544.4 1500 feet Upper Goose Pond
1545.2 1483 feet Upper Goose Pond Cabin
1546.4 1400 feet I-90
1546.5 1400 feet Greenwater Brook
1546.8 1400 feet US 20 (Lee, MA 01238)


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