Sweet property highlighted by middle-aged healthy forest and beautiful brook.
This land, and all of the present-day Berkshires, are the ancestral homeland of the Mohican people who were forcefully displaced to Wisconsin by European colonization. These lands continue to be of great signiﬁcance to the Stockbridge-Munsee Mohican Nation today. To learn more visit mohican.com.
No maintained trails: Difficult
Special features: Unimproved wood roads
From the intersection of Kessler and Scott Roads in Lanesborough, 0.5 miles to an unimproved pull-off on the left.
GPS: 42.5627, -73.2324 (frontage)
Popular with neighbors, not a likely destination for those from afar, this forest tract features some mature stands, a brook and an opportunity to get off the beaten path. No marked trails.
The highlight of this 30-acre parcel is the forest: our forester says the trees are all older than 80 years – some may be 150. For context: +/-150 years ago gets us to the Civil War! It’s a mystery why this parcel wasn’t logged before we got it: access is good and the timber is high-quality. Regardless of the reason, our plan for the next decade is to leave it alone.