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Berkshires of Massachusetts welcome you to outdoor adventures in the mountains

The Berkshires of Western Massachusetts are the end of the state packed with allure for outdoors folks. Start with the mountains and their ski areas and then move on to the region’s fast-moving rivers, and you have fertile ground for outdoor adventure. Winter and snowfall, or course, bring skiing and snowboarding and snow tubing to Berkshire-area resorts. But these places and towns around them also hum with action in summer and fall: mountain coasters, mountain biking, zip lines and canopy tours, white water rafting, and, in fall, foliage viewing from mountain tops and zip tours. Great outdoor adventure getaways are just right for singles, couples, and families with kids. For the less-dynamic among us, a walk or simple bike ride in a state park is a delight.
Giant Swing - Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort - Hancock, MA
Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort

37 Corey Road -- Route 43 Hancock, MA, 01237 Phone: 413-738-5500 Toll-Free: 800-882-8859

Resort adventures include skiing, mountain biking, alpine slides, zip lines and so much more

It isn’t only about skiing and snowboarding at the Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort, although the trails and terrain parks for both are superb. When it comes to exciting outdoor pursuits, the Berkshires resort is chock-a-block. There’s mountain biking and hiking, walking trails and snowshoeing. Over at the Mountain Adventure Park, you can zoom down an alpine slide or mountain coaster, arc high into the sky on a giant swing, see Mt. Greylock and the Jericho Valley as you ascend and descend in a scenic chairlift ride, or fly through the air on a zip line. There’s also a rock-climbing wall, playground and bungy trampoline. In the Aerial Adventure Park, you can overcome challenges from rope bridges and cargo nets to zip lines and swinging logs in the elevated ropes course.