WATERFALLS NEAR GREAT BARRINGTON, MA



The waterfalls listed below are the best waterfalls that are close to the Great Barrington, Massachusetts area. Each of these is within an hour drive of downtown Great Barrington.

Enjoy these Great Barrington-area waterfalls!





BASH BISH FALLS
Rating:
Mount Washington, Massachusetts
Bash Bish Brook
0.4 mile hike one-way (easy/moderate)

Deservedly called Massachusetts' most dramatic waterfall. Visit in spring when water levels are high.

Bash Bish Falls, Mount Washington, Massachusetts FULL DESCRIPTION
Bash Bish Falls

DIRECTIONS / TRAIL INFO
New England Waterfalls guidebook

CAMPBELL FALLS
Rating:
New Marlborough, Massachusetts
Whitney River
0.2 mile hike one-way (easy)

These 50-foot tall falls sit very close to the Connecticut & Massachusetts border.

Campbell Falls, New Marlborough, Massachusetts FULL DESCRIPTION
Campbell Falls

DIRECTIONS / TRAIL INFO
New England Waterfalls guidebook

RACE BROOK FALLS
Rating:
Sheffield, Massachusetts
Race Brook
1.1 mile hike one-way to see all five waterfalls (moderate/difficult)

This series of five waterfalls on the slopes of Mt. Race should not be missed. Continue hiking up past the falls to connect with the Appalachian Trail.

Race Brook Falls, Sheffield, Massachusetts FULL DESCRIPTION
Race Brook Falls

DIRECTIONS / TRAIL INFO
New England Waterfalls guidebook

FALLS ON THE OVERBROOK TRAIL
Rating:
Lenox, Massachusetts
Unknown water source
0.9 mile hike one-way to the upper falls (moderate)

These falls lie within the Mass Audubon's Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, which is one of their premier properties in the state.

Falls On The Overbrook Trail, Lenox, Massachusetts FULL DESCRIPTION
Falls On The OverBrook Trail

DIRECTIONS / TRAIL INFO
Falls On The OverBrook Trail

KONKAPOT FALLS
Rating:
Monterey, Massachusetts
Konkapot River
Less than 0.1 mile hike one-way (easy)

This near roadside-falls becomes a raging torent when the winter snows start melting.

Konkapot Falls, Monterey, Massachusetts FULL DESCRIPTION
Konkapot Falls

DIRECTIONS / TRAIL INFO
Konkapot Falls

STEVENS GLEN
Rating:
Richmond, Massachusetts
Lenox Mountain Brook
0.7 mile hike one-way (easy/moderate)

This thin horsetail is reached after a very pleasant hike through attractive woods.

Stevens Glen, Richmond, Massachusetts FULL DESCRIPTION
Stevens Glen

DIRECTIONS / TRAIL INFO
Stevens Glen

HELPFUL LINKS

Here are some helpful links to help you explore and enjoy more waterfalls throughout New England:
  • Waterfalls of the Berkshires > link
  • Waterfalls near Boston, Massachusetts > link
  • Waterfalls near Great Barrington, Massachusetts > link
  • Waterfalls near Brattleboro, Vermont > link
  • Waterfalls near Burlington, Vermont > link
  • Waterfalls near Stowe, Vermont > link
  • Waterfalls near Lincoln, New Hampshire > link
  • Waterfalls near Nashua, New Hampshire > link
  • Waterfalls near North Conway, New Hampshire > link
GUIDEBOOKS TO GET YOU THERE

The following guidebooks will help you discover more waterfalls throughout Massachusetts as well as the rest of New England:



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