Saddle Ball Mountain Statistics

Distance

12 KM

Estimated Time

4 hours

What are the activities at Saddle Ball Mountain ?

Hiking


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Why choose a trail at Saddle Ball Mountain?

Located in Berkshire County, Saddle Ball Mountain is the 2nd highest peak in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Other than the Mount Greylock summit itself, Saddle Ball is the highest in a series of four outcroppings or lobes along the southern ridge of the Mount Greylock Range. The Appalachian Trail (AT) intersects and parallels this ridge as it heads north toward the summit of Mount Greylock. The Albany 30 x 60 Quadrangle map locates the highest outcropping of Saddle Ball on the Appalachian Trail, about 0.2 to 0.3 miles north of its junction with the Jones Nose Trail.

The Saddle Ball Mountain is located in the Berkshire Mountains of Massachusetts. It is a popular hiking destination, offering stunning views of the surrounding countryside. The mountain is also known for its unique rock formations, including a saddle-shaped outcropping at the summit.

The hike to the summit of Saddle Ball Mountain is about 3 miles long, and it is considered to be moderate in difficulty. The trail climbs steadily through a forest of oak and pine, with occasional views of the surrounding hills and valleys. At the summit, hikers are rewarded with a panoramic view of the Berkshire landscape.

The Saddle Ball Mountain is a beautiful and challenging hike, and it is well worth the effort for the stunning views it offers.



What are the services on site?

No information available


Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
42.6217489 -73.1845491

What are the coordinates and address of Saddle Ball Mountain?

Saddle Ball Mountain
Saddle Ball Mountain, New Ashford, MA 01220, USA

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Starting Point

The trails at the Saddle Ball Mountain in Massachusetts can be accessed from the parking lot on Route 2.

Why visit Saddle Ball Mountain

The Saddle Ball Mountain in Massachusetts is a great place to visit because of its beautiful views and interesting history. The mountain is located in the Berkshire Mountains, and offers stunning views of the surrounding area. The mountain is also home to a number of interesting historical sites, including a Revolutionary War fort and an old iron mine. Visitors can hike the trails on the mountain or explore the historical sites. The mountain is also a great place to go camping or fishing.

Is Saddle Ball Mountain in Massachusetts a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question since each family's needs and preferences vary. However, Saddle Ball Mountain does offer a variety of outdoor activities that could appeal to both children and adults, such as hiking, camping, and fishing.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Saddle Ball Mountain in Massachusetts are hiking, camping, and fishing.

The best activities near Saddle Ball Mountain in Massachusetts are hiking, camping, and fishing.

Where to eat?

1. The Blue Room at the Mount Washington Hotel in Bretton Woods, NH

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3. The Foundry at the Omni Mount Washington Resort in Bretton Woods, NH

4. The Summit at the Omni Mount Washington Resort in Bretton Woods, NH

5. The Balsams Grand Resort Hotel in Dixville Notch, NH

6. Hart's Turkey Farm in Meredith, NH

7. The Common Man Inn & Restaurant in Ashland, NH

8. Campo Enoteca in Boston, MA

9. Craigie on Main in Cambridge, MA

10. Tasting Counter in Somerville, MA




Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No