Top Adventures in Mount Washington

  • Climb Alander Mountain

    Close to the popular Bash Bish Falls in Mount Washington State Forest is this amazing summit and perfect day hike! Witness the corners of Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New York all at once (and from the top of this trail, it connects to Bash Bis...

    10.6 miles 2250 ft gain

  • Hike Mount Everett

    Depending on when you do this hike, you may drive into Mount Everett State Reservation to find the gates open or closed to traffic.  The gates are generally open in the summer during the day (closed at night) so people can drive all the way up to ...

    4.6 miles

  • Hike to Race Brook Falls

    Hiking along the Appalachian trail I made a detour in Mt Everett State reservation. About a 2.5 mile detour lead me down to a beautiful 100ft waterfall called Race Brook falls. The waterfall felt made me feel like i was in the tropical jungle in H...

    3.4 miles 1174 ft gain

  • Hike Mount Frissell to Brace Mountain

    This 5.2 mile round trip out/back hike takes you through three states. You start the hike on Mt Washington Road just across from the stone pillar designating the Connecticut/Massachusetts border. At 0.5 miles you reach Round Mountain 2289 feet. 1....

    5.2 miles 1000 ft gain

  • Explore Bash Bish Falls

    One of my favorite walks to a spectacular falls. The trail is easy to follow and one mile from NY parking lot and 0.5 from the parking lot. The apparent place to swim. There are several very nice, family safe swimmable pools in the creek above an...

    1 miles

  • Swim in the Buck River

    his swimming hole is 7 feet deep. At the top of the swimming hole is a 12-foot waterfall with slide down. There is developed camping on the NY side in Copake Falls NY - Taconic State Park. You can also swim in a water-filled quarry: there is a rop...

    0.3 miles 250 ft gain

  • Hike Appalachian Trail: Bear Mountain To Race Brook Falls

    Appalachian Trail: Bear Mountain to Race Brook Falls is a 9.2 mile point-to-point hike that takes you past great forest setting located near Salisbury, Connecticut.

    9.2 miles 2 ft gain

  • Hike Bear Mountain, CT

    At 2,316 feet, Bear Mountain is the highest peak in Connecticut. The peak is about a half-mile south of the Massachusetts state line on the Appalachian Trail. The views are great. On a clear day you can see some of the peaks in southern New Hampsh...

    6.5 miles 1800 ft gain

  • Explore Riga Falls

    The best part of the adventure is finding this hidden gem also known as Riga Falls. Riga Falls is actually one of Connecticut's lesser known waterfalls, but arguably the most scenic. A helpful hint is that the waterfall lies beside dirt road, keep...

  • Hike Appalachian Trail: Lions Head To Bear Mountain

    Appalachian Trail: Lions Head to Bear Mountain is a 8.2 mile out and back hike that takes you past wildlife located near Salisbury, Connecticut.

    8.2 miles 1 ft gain

  • Hike Lion's Head Trail

    Lion's Head Trail is a 4.1 mile out and back hike that takes you past wildlife located near Salisbury, Connecticut.

    4.1 miles 885 ft gain

  • Hike Lion's Head Peak Trail

    Lion's Head Peak Trail is a 2.5 mile out and back hike where you may see beautiful wild flowers located near Salisbury, Connecticut.

    2.5 miles 613 ft gain

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Salisbury, Connecticut

      Glacial Erratic At Moore Brook

      Camp next to your own Glacial Erratic between Moore Brook with a refreshing swimming hole and a trail up the ridge, past the ski jumps, and on to the Appalachian Trail. In the opposite direction,...

      From $150/night

    • Hillsdale, New York

      Hillsdale Hideaway

      Perched above the historic hamlet of Hillsdale, NY, enjoy your own private mountaintop with panoramic views of the Harlem Valley. Surrounded on three sides by a state park and a thousand-acre Audub...

      From $115/night

    • New Marlborough, Massachusetts

      Echo Hill

      This quiet, secluded camp on over 30 acres is a great place to unplug and rewind. There is also plenty to do in the towns nearby! Echo Hill is located in the heart of the Berkshire Mountains, home...

      From $150/night

    • Ancram, New York


      MALOWINA FOREST is a magical place of tranquility, wonder and breathtaking beauty where people deepen their love affair with nature and reconnect with their higher selves. Surrounded by the vibrant...

      From $125/night

    • Pine Plains, New York

      Fat Apple Farm

      Come enjoy the beautiful landscape on our working farm! Visit our lambs, pigs, cows, and chickens. Walk around our 360-acre property through pastures and woods. Or, sit and enjoy the peace and quie...

      From $120/night

    • Millerton, New York

      Driftways Farm

      Stay at the top of a large private field with mountain views at the highest point in Dutchess County! This cozy meadow campsite is easy to access and has a perfect field for kids and dogs to run ar...

      From $100/night

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