Elevation

3,487 ft / 1,063 m

#1 in Massachusetts

#41,158 in United States

Prominence

2,463 ft / 751 m

Summits

307 summits

Top climbing months

July   20%

August   13%

September  13%

Most climbed route

Cheshire Harbour Trail

6.7 mi • 1,868 ft gain

Highlights

  • Mount Greylock is the highest peak in Massachusetts.
  • Known for its expansive views encompassing 5 states 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.
  • A hard Climb with rewarding views.
17 summits • 6.7 mi • 1,868 ft gain • 3 hr 39 min
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 • 10.4 mi • 1,941 ft gain • 3 hr 59 min
1 summit • 17.1 mi • 2,640 ft gain • 7 hr 51 min
1 summit • 6.3 mi • 2,126 ft gain • 3 hr 26 min
1 summit • 8.4 mi • 2,539 ft gain • 3 hr 57 min
1 summit • 9.0 mi • 2,268 ft gain • 7 hr 22 min

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