The Shelburne Falls area offers endless opportunities to get out and play in all four seasons.
Road bikers will find the hills challenging going up, exhilarating coming down. Mountain bikers have to be more adventurous on our back woods trails, full of surprises.
The snow lovers have their choice of groomed downhill or semi-flat x-country trails. Snowmobile riders take over the mountain bike trails in the winter.
Summer offers swimming, boating and fishing opportunities on our many lakes and rivers.
Shelburne Falls and the surrounding towns flourish with culture and entertainment to meet any taste. Boasting a nationally recognized classical concert series, poetry series and music listening room, the area fills out your entertainment dreams with current and classical movies, plays, and even live broadcasts of The Metropolitan Opera in our 420 seat opera hall. A local symphony orchestra and chorus provide opportunities for you to listen but also participate in showcasing your musical talents as well.
The area is well known for it's sports & recreational activities. There are state parks, accessible private and public land, trails for hiking, biking, snow mobiling, cross country skiiing, etc. Rivers and streams meander between the hills, offering plenty of water activities.
Hike at High Ledges Wildlife Sanctuary
High Ledges offers incredible views. High Ledges Info
Mountain Biking and Hiking the new Charlemont Trail System
The Charlemont Trail System consists of over 25 miles of multi-purpose trails that can be accessed from several points in Charlemont. Bikers or hikers can start at the Warfield House, Berkshire East, or Zoar Outdoor and access all the trails with minimal road crossings. Trail maps are available at Zoar Outdoor, Berkshire East or the Warfield House or view the 2 maps here:
CTS North Trails
CTS South Trails
The Ashfield Trails connect to the DAR State Forest and offer trails for hiking, biking and horseback riding.
CB-DAR Trail Map
Bear Swamp Map
Bear Swamp Info
Bullitt Trail 2010 Map
Bullitt Trail 2012 Map
Chapel Brook Map
Benson Place Farm Trail
M&M Trail Map
Conway via Buckland
Lucky Dog Access Map
Mohawk Park Trail Info
Mohawk Park Trail Map