Upper Goose Pond

Becket, Massachusetts 01223

Upper Goose Pond

Upper Goose Pond Professional Review and Guide

"This out-and-back hike on the Appalachian Trail reaches one of the Berkshires’ most scenic ponds in a serene location reminiscent of northern New England.

From the kiosk with a display map, walk east a short distance to the pedestrian crossing sign at US 20. Do not walk along US 20 as this is very hazardous— no shoulder in spots. Use caution crossing the highway! A narrow, blue-blazed access trail on the north side of the highway leads through a forest of American beech, eastern hemlock, and white pine. Paralleling US 20 for about 100 yards, it soon joins the AT. Turn right and follow the white-blazed path down to the highway."

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Trail Information

Nearby City
Dog-friendly, Kid-friendly
385 feet
Elevation Gain
Trail Type
Skill Level
2.5 hours
Massachusetts AT Committee, Berkshire Chapter AMC, P.O. Box 2281, Pittsfield, MA 01202 (413-528-6333; at@amcberkshire.org; amcberkshire.org/at)
Local Contacts
USGS East Lee
Local Maps

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Jul 2018