Adams, Massachusetts: Lighthouse Atop Mount Greylock

Situated at the highest point in Massachusetts, the lighthouse is actually a war memorial, and resembles a bishop chess piece.

Mount Greylock State Reservation

Notch Rd., Adams, MA
Mount Greylock State Reservation. From North Adams drive south on Reservoir Rd/Notch Rd about 10 miles to the summit. Road closed Nov.-April.
Road open May-Nov. dawn-dusk. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Parking $20.
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War Memorial.

Lighthouse Atop Mount Greylock

Mount Greylock is a 3,489 ft. mountain located in the northwest corner of Massachusetts, and is the highest point in the state. Its summit is in the western part of the town of Adams in Berkshire County.

[Barbara, 10/13/2020]

The lighthouse is actually the Veterans War Memorial Tower. The light was turned on in 1933. The Appalachian Trail runs right past the tower, so out-of-staters can visit on foot.

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