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Appalachian Trail: Cheshire, MA to Notch Road

Connect farm fields, hardwood forests and the rocky crown of Mount Greylock–Massachusetts’ highest summit–on this 10.9-mile dayhike.

Trip Tools

Shelters: Mark Noepel Lean-to; sleeps 10.

To Trailhead

Start: From School St. and Church St. in Cheshire, MA, go .1 mile west on Church St. to limited parking at St. Mary of the Assumption (ask permission first). End: From Main St. and MA 8 in North Adams, MA, head south on MA 8 for .2 mile. Turn right onto Furnace Bypass. In .1 mile, turn left onto Furnace St. In 400 feet, bear right onto Reservoir Rd. In 2.1 miles, turn left onto Notch Rd. Follow 2.4 miles to parking on left. Note: The AT intersects Notch Rd. 700 feet to the north.

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