Mountain Meadow Preserve, Williamstown

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Mountain Meadow Preserve is a 176acre open space preserve located in the Berkshires and Green Mountains of northwest Massachusetts and adjacent Vermont in the towns of Williamstown and Pownal. The property, acquired in 1999 by the land conservation non-profit organization The Trustees of Reservations, includes highland meadows, wetlands, forested hills, and 4mi of trails.
Located on Mason Hill (a sub-peak of The Dome), the preserve is open to hiking, cross-country skiing, and similar passive pursuits. Views from the property include Mount Greylock and the Taconic Mountains to the west. Trailheads are located on Mason Road in Williamstown and White Oaks Road in Pownal.
Mountain Meadow Preserve was given to the Trustees of Reservations in 1998 by Pamela B. Weatherbee. Additional lands were purchased in 2000.
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  • We were actually here in October of 2018 for the fall foliage, and I don't remember it being lovely in the particular way, but it was a nice walk, primarily in shaded areas, which my husband preferred...  more »
  • Mountain Meadow Preserve is a Trustees of Reservations property with trail entrances in both Williamstown, Massachusetts and Pownal, Vermont. The Williamstown entrance and parking area is right off U....  more »
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  • We stumbled upon the website for The Trustees when we were looking for a way to pass some time and found the Mountain Meadow on our route. Amazing spot to view a native meadow. Great well-maintained trails throughout the property. If you like wildflowers, hiking, ecology, or just want a quiet place to hike, this is a great stop.
  • Nice meadow, flowers, scenery, but some Deer flies...but that's common in most wooded areas in New England. Didn't go to the summit due to lack of time, so not sure of the views there.
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