March 4, 2022 Mariah

Vernal Pool & Sunset Walk at the Hoosac Range, North Adams

Join us on an early spring walk to learn about vernal pools and why it is important to protect these vital breeding grounds for amphibians and other fascinating creatures.  

Rescheduled for Wednesday, April 20, 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

(Up to 12 participants) 

Photo: Kestrel Land Trust

RSVP to Charlotte at chood@bnrc.org.  

Difficulty: Moderate (moderate pace, moderate elevation changes, some off-trail venturing) 

Description: Join the Berkshire Environmental Action Team and BNRC for a walk to learn about vernal pools and why they are valuable and in need of protection. We will mostly be walking on-trail with some off-trail venturing. The 1.6-mile walk will end on Sunset Rock just in time for the sunset. Please bring water, and wear appropriate footwear. 

Please note: the lack of amphibian activity could cause the event to be rescheduled. 

Directions:  

From North Adams: Take Route 2 east. Past the hairpin, on the top of the hill, the parking and trailhead will be on your right. 

From Pittsfield: Take Route 8 North, at the Cumberland Farms in North Adams, take a right onto 8A. Then take a right, heading east on Route 2. The trailhead parking is on the right at the top of the hill, immediately after the Wigwam Cabins. 

GPS: 42.6965, -73.0648 (Trailhead parking)