Elevation

3,491 ft / 1,064 m

#1 in Massachusetts

#38,822 in United States

Prominence

2,470 ft / 753 m

Summits

272 summits

Top climbing months

July   17%

August   14%

June   13%

Most climbed route

Cheshire Harbour Trail

Highlights

  • Mount Greylock is the highest peak in Massachusetts.
  • Known for its expansive views encompassing 5states and the only taiga/boreal forest in the state.
  • A seasonal automobile road (open annually from late May through November 1) climbs to the summit, where stands the iconic 93-foot high lighthouse-like Massachusetts Veterans War Memorial Tower.
  • A network of hiking trails traverse the mountain, including the Appalachian Trail.
4 summits • 3.1 mi • 633 ft gain • 1 hr 59 min
2 summits • 6.5 mi • 2,013 ft gain • 4 hr 12 min
1 summit • 9.0 mi • 2,268 ft gain • 7 hr 22 min

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