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Mowhawk Trail (route 2) - North Adams to Greenfield + ADD NEW ROUTE


7   in Massachusetts Massachusetts35 Miles

By Vogt/Foster
on November 1, 2005

4.0out of 5

4 Riders rated

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Written Directions

The Mowhawk Trail is in the Berkshires of Massachusetts. It is also called route 2. The best part of this ride is the 35 miles between North Adams and Greenfield, MA. You can do it in either direction east or west and it is just as good.

Scenery

Great scenery. You start out in North Adams and proceed east to climb a small mountain. At the top there is a Native American gift shop where you can pull off. There is an incredible view of where you started in North Adams from here. The road proceeds through forest for several miles and then follows along the banks of a river for another 10-15 miles.

Road Quality

Lots of turns and hills. Roads are well kept but there are very few places to pass. If you come up on a truck, you may be better off pulling off and letting them get ahead of you.

Roadside Amenities

Not too much to offer along this route outside of a restaurant, gas, and an occasional park.

Additional Info

- View the weather forecast for this area from Yahoo weather .

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By 01rkclassic
on November 20, 2013 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

5.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2013

Motorcycle Make harley roadking

Motorcycle Type Cruiser

Rode this route starting in Boston,Ma all the way to the border of Mass,turned out to be one of the best roads I have ridden,great scenery,great elevation changes and challenging corners!

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By Larry in MA
on September 15, 2013 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

3.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2008

Motorcycle Make Kawasaki

Motorcycle Type Sport

Some entertaining sections with good turns and elevation changes, good scenery at points, but in-season, the traffic is very frustrating.

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By Guest
on February 13, 2010 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

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best bet for making a loop (and a really fun/full day: head up rte 8 into southern vermont to rte 9 then east to rte 5 south, make a great stop in Brattleboro at the cafe overlooking the conneticut river, tehn south on 5 back to greenfield/turners falls. OR 8 south to 116 east to 5 north.

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By Guest
on May 20, 2008 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

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Motorcycle Year 2001

Motorcycle Make Honda

Motorcycle Type Cruiser

Great ride. Extend it to Williamstown and/or Mt. Greylock.

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