MA §1: Vermont to MA-2 (North Adams)

Massachusetts §1 spans 4.1 miles. Parking is available for three mileposts.

Mp 1.0/3.1: via Pine Cobble and '98 Trails

Locate: {42.71613, -73.18525}

Orient: The Class of '98 Trail branches northeast from the Pine Cobble Trail; see Mp 1.3/2.8, below.

Connect: Follow blue-blazed Pine Cobble Trail for 0.8 mi to left onto '98 Trail; continue on '98 trail for 1.5 mi to AT. For AT northbound, turn left. For AT southbound, turn right.

Mp 1.3/2.8: via Pine Cobble Trail

Locate: {42.71613, -73.18525}

Orient: Pine Cobble Road branches northeast from N Hoosic Road in Williamstown 1.9 mi southeast of US-7 [North Road, Simonds Road]. From N Hoosic Road: follow Pine Cobble Road for 0.1 mi to trailhead parking on left (west) side of road.

Park: Parking for a half-dozen or so cars in pull-off on west side of road.

Connect: Find trailhead on right (east) side of road 50 yd north of pull-off; signed. Follow blue-blazed Pine Cobble Trail for 2.1 mi to AT. For AT northbound, turn left. For AT southbound, turn right.

Mp 4.1/0.0: MA-2 at Phelps Avenue

Locate: {42.69917, -73.15424}

Orient: The AT crosses MA-2 [Main Street, Mohawk Trail] in North Adams at Phelps Avenue. Parking is permitted at the Greylock Community Club with permission/registration and donation (413-664-9020).

Park: AT parking is in the grass lot to west of club building; signed for AT parking, information kiosk. Additional parking may be possible on town streets.

Connect: From lot: turn left (west) onto MA-2 and walk 0.1 mi to Phelps Avenue. For AT northbound, turn right for footbridge over Hoosic River. For AT southbound, turn left onto Phelps Avenue.