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Welcome to Massachusetts

You can begin or end your hike at hundreds of places between the Appalachian Trail's northern and southern ends. Here's what to expect in Massachusetts. 

A.T. Miles in State
​RATING: 1-7
Easy to Challenging
Elevation Range in Feet

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Massachusetts is home to Mt. Greylock, the mountain said to inspire Herman Melville to write "Moby Dick."
At 3,491 feet, this mountain is the highest point in Massachusetts and rises above the surrounding Berkshire landscape. On a clear day, you can see dramatic views up to 90 miles in the distance.

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Bus service is available in towns adjacent to the A.T. along Route 7.
Route 7 roughly parallels the Trail between Kent, Connecticut, and Rutland, Vermont.

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Massachusetts Elevation Map

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