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Appalachian Trail: Pittsfield Road to Gulf Road

Go from wooded ravines to marshy bogs to a blueberry-speckled trail on this mellow 10.5-mile segment.

Rating

Shelters: Kay Wood Lean-to; sleeps 10.

To Trailhead

Start: From downtown Pittsfield, MA, head E on East St. for .3 miles and bear right on Elm St. In 1.9 miles, turn left at Williams St. In 1.2 miles, turn right on Washington Monument Rd/Pittsfield Rd. Go 4.4 miles to trail crossing just past Ashley Lake. End: From Dalton, MA, head N on Curtis Ave. for .4 miles and turn left on High St. Continue .5 miles to trail crossing on Gulf Rd.

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