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Saturday, September 23
Ride the Berkshire section of the Western New England Greenway from Sheffield to Williamstown. 

During the 16th Annual Housatonic Heritage Walks.

    


The Berkshire route will be divided up into seven ride segments.  You are welcome to ride one or more segments. These rides are on-road rides, thus you should be an experienced road cyclist requiring minimum support. Only the Ashuwillticook segment will be off-road.


PLEASE NOTE:
                       
  • ALL RIDES ARE SELF-GUIDED, SELF-PACED


  • RIDERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR RETURN TRIPS

            

  • ALL CYCLIST MUST WEAR HELMETS











Maps, refreshments, parking and toilets will be available at each location during the hours listed.

Start Location
DestinationDistance
Sheffield Town Hall
21 Depot Square, ​Sheffield
8:30am - 9:30amGreat Barrington Big Y7 miles

Great Barrington BIG Y
700 Main St, Great Barrington

8:45am - 10:30amRockwell Museum10 miles

Norman Rockwell Museum
9 Glendale Rd, Stockbridge

9:30am - 11:30amLenox Parson Marsh5 miles

Lenox Parson Marsh


9:45am - 12:00pmPittsfield Arrowhead5 miles

Pittsfield Arrowhead

​780 Holmes Rd, Pittsfield

10:00am - 12:30amLanesboro Ashuwillticook

9 miles

Lanesboro Ashuwillticook

​Berkshire Mall Entrance

10:30am - 1:30pmAdams Visitor Center11 miles

Adams Visitor Center

3 Hoosac St, Adams

11:15am - 2:30pmThe Spoke Bike Shop10 miles

The Spoke Bike Shop

​250 Main St, Williamstown

12:00pm - 4:00pm


Sag wagon available for emergencies only.


PRE-REGISTRATION is not required, although highly recommended so that we may notify you in case of cancelations or rain delays

(rain date Sunday September 24).
Please let Marge know your intention of riding with us, no need to specify which ride.

Marge@berkshirebikepath.com 


The new multiuse extension added about 1 mile to the existing Ashuwillticook and terminates at Lime St.

The Berkshire Bike Path Council is working to promote the establishment of a Vermont to Connecticut multi-use recreational path of approximately 75 miles.  The border to border trail will utilize railway corridors and related off-road bike paths where possible along with on-road bike lanes. Through the involvement of community groups and towns the trail will extend from the Vermont border in Williamstown south through North Adams, Adams, Cheshire, Lanesboro, Pittsfield, Lenox, Stockbridge, Lee, Great Barrington and Sheffield to the Connecticut border. This primary north-south route will serve as the central spine for secondary connections with diverse destinations, including schools, businesses, community centers, transportation links, recreational opportunities and other points of interest.

Our Vision

Advocating bike path development in Berkshire County Massachusetts

Approximately 90 people attended the opening ceremony as well as representatives from the following organizations.

  • Town of Adams
  • Massachusetts Department of Transportation
  • Berkshire Bike Path Council (BBPC)
  • Bike North Berkshire (BNB)
  • Mass in Motion
  • Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR)

Adams officially opens the Ashuwillticook Rail Extension

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