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Visit the Berkshires and Northwest Connecticut

Be more than a tourist. You’ll be surprised at what you find in the Upper Housatonic Valley.

 

Explore Black History and Culture

Visit the historic sites that shape our past, present & future.

 

Discover Our Most Popular Trails

For hiking, biking and exploring secret places.

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OUR MISSION

To illuminate the diverse, rich identity of the Upper Housatonic River Valley region and to preserve and promote its historical, cultural and natural resources.

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Heritage Area Map

Heritage Areas around the U.S. have distinctive histories, geographies, natural resources and fascinating stories to tell. Ours is one: comprising nine towns in Northwest CT and 20 in Berkshire County, MA.

There are 49 Heritage Areas in the U.S.

U.S. Congress has designated these areas, which are Tunded through the National Park Service.

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