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Cattle Calls & Waterfalls – Glendale Falls

Cattle Calls & Waterfalls – Glendale Falls

Where We Went : Glendale Falls, Middlefield MA When We Went : Mid-March Difficulty (Boots 1 - 10) : 3 Boots Trail Length : 1/4 Mile to the base of the Falls How Long it Took Us : 1.5 Hours Overview : For a town with a population of less than 600, Middlefield sure has...

Pooh Sticks Paradise – Margaret Lindley Park

Pooh Sticks Paradise – Margaret Lindley Park

When we visited in May, we didn’t think to much of the swimming area in regards to the global pandemic. It was too early to swim and Covid still seemed like a temporary inconvenience that would be sorted in no time at all. Cut to August and everything’s still closed, we’re gearing up for remote learning, and our Berkshire bubble is a maze of masked mortals waiting for the other shoe to drop. The only thing I could do without these days is the constant reminder of all the things we took for granted before the pandemic. 

Faded Footsteps – Arrowhead Nature Trail

Faded Footsteps – Arrowhead Nature Trail

Where We Went : Arrowhead Nature Trail, Pittsfield/Lenox MA When We Went : Mid-April Difficulty (Boots 1 - 10) : 1.5 Boots Trail Length : 0.5 Mile How Long it Took Us : 1 Hour Overview : "Leviathan, white whale - Call me Ishmael. Sailor, novelist - A failure until...

Great Spot! – Kennedy Park

Great Spot! – Kennedy Park

Today my Iphone photos reminded me that we did this hike April 13, 2019. And here I sit, one year to the day wondering why I never put this review down on paper. It's a rainy day, much like the one that brought us to Kennedy in search of the red-spotted newts. But...

7 Berkshire County Date-Worthy Hikes

7 Berkshire County Date-Worthy Hikes

Looking for a  Berkshire County trail to take a hike with your honey? We've rounded up some of our favorite hikes perfect for some grown-up time.  We've included spots to grab a bite or pick up picnic essentials. Scroll through and plan your next adult adventure!FREE...

Leave It To Beaver – Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

Leave It To Beaver – Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

Where We Went : Mass Audubon Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary / Lenox, MA When We Went : End of June Difficulty (Boots 1 - 10) : 1 Boot Trail Length : 7 miles of trails (All Persons Trail: 0.3 miles) How Long it Took Us : 2.5 Hours Overview : Gee whiz, Wally!...

Silhouette Mindset  — Winter Tree Week

Silhouette Mindset — Winter Tree Week

"No one can walk in a road cut through pine woods without being struck by the architectural appearance of the grove, especially in winter when the bareness of the trees shows the low arch of the Saxons. In the woods on a winter's afternoon one will see as readily the...

Go For A Sky Swim — Winter Tree Week

Go For A Sky Swim — Winter Tree Week

When you were a kid maybe you passed a summer afternoon laying on your back, without a care in the world, finding shapes in the clouds. For most of us, we can't remember the last time we slowed down enough to do this (or if we could let our imaginations still "find"...