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20 Family-Friendly Fall Foliage Hikes in the Berkshires

When it comes to fall foliage, nothing beats the spectrum of colors on display in the Berkshire hills. Leaf peepers rejoice as the forested landscape erupts into shades of copper, cornelian, cranberry, gold, and every hue in between. From late September to October, this prismatic flash in the pan transforms any regular, old weekend hike into a dream-like ramble.

Bird Brains – Geese Lessons

Lately, the nights have been loud with katydids and I’ve been grabbing a sweatshirt for my morning walks. Fall is definitely in the air. The geese flocks in our nearby ponds are getting restless, somehow sensing the southward journey. As the days become shorter, instinctively they’ll know it’s time to migrate.
We’re all familiar with the breathtaking sight of a flock of geese winging overhead in that “V” formation but did you know that it is a pretty perfect example of teamwork?

Field Trip — Shelburne Falls & Bridge of Flowers

   Where We Went: Shelburne Falls/Buckland, MA When We  Went: Annually since 2015 (Temporarily...

DIY Beeswax Autumn Garland

As seasons go, Fall is definitely my favorite. Crisp, cool air makes for perfect hiking weather...

Berkshire Family Hikes collaborates with schools, community groups, and individuals to provide engaging, informative nature programs to help reframe the world around us and encourage children to get outside and explore!

Any questions you have, we’d love to hear from you. You can reach us directly via email: taylor@berkshirefamilyhikes.com.