Berkshire Sports - Trail Guides

Canoeing

Name Distance Location Surface Rating Dogs
Housatonic River 4.65 Lenox, MA Flatwater More Difficult Dogs can go off-leash, although I'm not really sure why you'd want to take them canoeing.
Onota Lake 7.15 Pittsfield, MA Flatwater Easy Dogs are allowed at Onota Lake on-leash
Pontoosuc Lake 3.81 Pittsfield - Lanesboro, MA Flatwater Easy Dogs allowed on-leash

Mountain Biking

Trail Distance Location Surface Rating Dogs
Pittsfield State Forest Family Trails 7.0+ Pittsfield State Forest Trail More Difficult Dogs can go off-leash
Balance Rock Loop 5.0 Pittsfield State Forest Trail More Difficult Dogs can go off-leash
Kennedy Park 7.3 Lenox, MA Trail Expert Dogs can go off-leash

Running

Trail Distance Location Surface Rating Dogs
Berkshire Bike Path 11 Lanesboro Pavement Easy Dogs allowed on-leash
Burbank Loop 3.5 Lenox, MA Trail More Difficult Dogs can go off-leash
Canoe Meadows 2-3 miles Pittsfield, MA Trail Easy Dogs prohibited
Dublin Road 7.7 Richmond Dirt Road More Difficult Dogs can go off-leash some of the way.
Handicap Trail to Gay Beaver Trail 5K 3.1 miles Pittsfield State Forest Road + Trail Moderate Dogs can go off-leash some of the way.
Kennedy Park 5.2 Lenox, MA Trail Moderate Dogs can go off-leash
North Main St. 5.0 Lanesboro Dirt Road More Difficult Dogs can go off-leash some of the
            way.
Ore Bed Rd/Silver St 6.56 Lanesboro Dirt Road More Difficult Dogs can go off-leash some of the
            way.
Pittsfield High School XC Course 3.1 Pittsfield, MA Trail Easy Dogs are supposed to be leashed but rarely are.

Snowshoeing

Trail Distance Location Surface Rating Dogs
Curly's Record Run 3.71 Pittsfield State Forest Trail Expert Dogs can go off-leash
Canoe Meadows 2-3 miles Pittsfield, MA Trail Easy Dogs prohibited
Kennedy Park 5.2 Lenox, MA Trail More Difficult Dogs can go off-leash
Pleasant Valley Many Lenox, MA Trail Easy Dogs prohibited

XC Skiing

Trail Distance Location Surface Rating Dogs
Bowers/Ingraham Road 5 New Ashford, MA Trail Moderate Dogs can go off-leash
Mt. Greylock 16 Lanesboro, MA Road Moderate Dogs can go off-leash
Notchview Reservation Many Windsor Trail Easy Dogs can go on-leash on a small sub-set of trails on the South Side of Route 9.

Legend

Rating
Easy, Flatter, Good Footing

More Difficult, Hilly, Worse Footing

Expert, Very Hilly, Bad Footing
Dogs
Dogs can go off-leash

Dogs allowed on-leash

Dogs can go on-leash some of the time, but should be leashed at other times.

Dogs not allowed or not recommended.