Mount Greylock, elevation 3,491 feet
The summit of Mount Greylock features the only subalpine environment in Massachusetts. Because of the high elevation and the westerly winds, there is a wide temperature range from winter to summer and from day to night.
The summit is the centerpiece of the Mount Greylock State Reservation. Designated in 1898, Mount Greylock became the first state reservation in Massachusetts' state forests and park system. Established on less than 400 acres, the Reservation has grown to nearly 12,000 acres.
Location. 42° 38.233′ N, 73° 9.97′ W. Marker is in Adams, Massachusetts, in Berkshire County. Marker can be reached from Summit Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Adams MA 01220, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "A Beacon Standing for Peace" (here, next to this marker); Veterans War Memorial Tower (a few steps from this marker); War Memorial Tower (within shouting distance of this marker); The Mount Greylock Summit (within shouting distance of this marker); The Summit: An Island Above the Clouds
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 9, 2011, by Courtney Michael of Medford, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 641 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on July 9, 2011, by Courtney Michael of Medford, Massachusetts. 2. submitted on February 5, 2015. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.