June 27, 2018 Mariah

Basin Pond Hike, Lee, 08/08/2018

Stroll through the northern hardwood forest and enjoy lunch at the platform overlooking the pond.

BASIN POND

Wednesday, August 8, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Photo Credit: Gabrielle K. Murphy

Difficulty: Easy (slow pace, moderate elevation changes)

Description: The Basin Pond Trail is 2.5 miles and brings visitors through a natural amphitheater of rock-strewn slopes and cascading streams. State-of-the-art trail design and stonework create a trail with gentle grades and an intriguing visitor experience. Please bring lunch/snack, water, and appropriate footwear.

Directions:

From Lee: Take Route 20 east past the Outlets. After approximately 4 miles turn left onto Becket Road. Parking will be on your left after a third of a mile.

From Great Barrington: Take Route 7 north into Stockbridge. Turn onto Route 102 heading east into Lee. After passing Big Y, turn right onto Route 20 heading east. After approximately 4 miles turn right onto Becket Road. Parking will be on your left after a third of a mile.

From Pittsfield: Take Route 20 south into Lee. From Lee, stay on Route 20 heading east, past the Mass Pike toward Becket. After approximately 4 miles turn left onto Becket Road. Parking will be on your left after a third of a mile.

Email Mariah at mauman@bnrc.org or call 413-499-0596 with any questions regarding the Landkeepers Upcoming Hikes & Events.