No leaves? Let’s look at buds and bark!
Difficulty: Moderate (moderate pace, moderate elevation changes)
Description: Join us, Berkshire Natural Resources Council staff, for a 1.6 mile hike to look at identifying trees by using their buds and bark. Please bring a snack, water, dress in layers, and wear appropriate footwear.
Directions: Meeting at Olivia’s Overlook
From the center of Lenox (Routes 7A and 183): Take Route 183 west for 1.5 miles, passing Tanglewood. When Route 183 curves left, bear right onto Richmond Mountain Road (sign says to Rt. 41/Richmond). Drive 1.5 miles and the parking lot will be on your left.
From Pittsfield (intersection of Route 7 (South Street) and Route 20 (West Housatonic Street): Take Rt. 20 west 0.8 miles. Make a left onto Barker Road and drive 6.6 miles. Make a left onto Lenox Road and drive 1.8 miles to Olivia’s Overlook, on the right.
Email Mariah at email@example.com or call 413-499-0596 (M-F, 9-5) with any questions regarding the Landkeepers Upcoming Hikes & Events. Severe weather will cancel the event.
Lenox-Richmond Mountain Rd.