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Northrop Trail

  If you are in Massachusetts during hiking season you have to go hiking. Finally, hiking time is here again, and Northrop Trail in Berkshire County, Massachusetts is the outdoors at it's best. Bashbish Falls State Forest is a good local forest; don't leave Northrop Trail without first paying a visit to Bash Bish Falls. If you came for an overnight stay Camp Waubeeka is a fine site to camp. Wright Brook is a wonderful stream that is worth checking out. Mt. Washington
    State Forest is a tremendous place to stretch your legs a bit, and Northrop Trail is not far at all from Copake Falls. There's whitewater on Bash Bish Brook for all you adrenaline junkies. Camping is available at Taconic State Park
Copake Falls, and why not go to close by Ashley Hill Brook if you're here at Northrop Trail. If you go for the outdoors, you'll go for Northrop Trail. You can run the rapids of Esopus Creek near Northrop Trail; you can hit the beach if you want, Mudge Pond Town Beach is practically right here. A typical amount of rainfall falls here at Northrop Trail. The wettest month of the year is mostly May, that's the one that rains the most, and February is the month with  
the least moisture. For the duration of the warm days of summer at Northrop Trail highs are generally in the 80's. Summer night lows fall down to the 50's. High temperatures through the wintertime are normally in the 30's with temperatures at Northrop Trail dipping down into the 10's through winter nights.

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These outdoors activities are available near Northrop Trail.
 Trails Near Northrop Trail:
Appalachian National Scenic Trail, Litchfield County , 17 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Northrop Trail:
Taconic State Park Copake Falls, Copake Falls , 1 miles away
Mt Washington State Forest - Alander Mt Trailcamp, South Egremont , 2 miles away
Taconic State Park - Copake Falls, Copake Falls , 2 miles away
Mt Washington State Forest - Alander Mt Shelter, Copake Falls , 2 miles away
Camp Waubeeka, Copake , 4 miles away
 Whitewater Near Northrop Trail:
Bash Bish Brook, Columbia / Berkshire County , 1 miles away, Class IV-V+ - 0.6 miles long (Below Bash Bish Falls to Copake Falls)
Esopus Creek, Ulster County , 4 miles away, Class II(III) - 5 miles long (Big Indian to Allaben)
Roeliff Jansen Kill River, Columbia/ Dutchess County , 11 miles away, Class I-III - 14 miles long (Ancram to Elizaville)
Housatonic River, Litchfield County , 11 miles away, Class III-IV - 0.5 miles long (below Falls Village Hydro Plant)
Housatonic River, Litchfield County , 12 miles away, Class II-III - 22.5 miles long (Falls Village Hydro to Kent)
 Hotels Near Northrop Trail:
Days Inn Great Barrington, Great Barrington , 9 miles away
Fairfield Inn & Suites Lenox Great Barrington/Berkshires, Great Barrington , 11 miles away
Travelodge Great Barrington Berkshires, Great Barrington , 11 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites GREAT BARRINGTON - LENOX AREA, Great Barrington , 11 miles away
Thornewood Inn, Great Barrington , 11 miles away
 Lakes Near Northrop Trail
Copake Lake, Columbia County , 8 miles away
Queechy Lake, Columbia County , 16 miles away
Hilltop Pond, Litchfield County , 17 miles away

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