Bash Bish Falls

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Bash Bish Falls has been a popular spot and a favorite subject of painters and photographers since the mid-19th century.
Bash Bish Falls has been a popular spot and a favorite subject of painters and photographers since the mid-19th century.
Bash Bish Falls in the state park of the same name is located on the outskirts of Mount Washington, Massachusetts and Berkshire County ,USA.

The waterfall sinks 80 feet, running through rocky terrain from the Bash Bish stream.is the tallest waterfall in the state. The falls are made up of a series of waterfalls, about 200 feet (61 m) in total, with the final waterfall that split into twin falls by an overhanging rock, falling into an 80 ft (24 m) “V” on the boulders to a serene pool below.

Bash Bish Falls has been a popular spot and a favorite subject of painters and photographers since the mid-19th century.

Access : Coordinates: 42.113056, -73.495278 / Location:Mount Washington, Massachusetts, US / acces from Route 41 in the town of Egremont, Massachusetts. From the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90), take exit 2 for Route 102 West and continue to Route 7 South. Route 7 South joins Route 23 West, and where they diverge, continue on Route 23 West to Route 41 South.

Highlights :

  •  Bash Bish Falls from Taconic State Park trail : Bash Bish Falls from Taconic State Park is a 1.5 mile round-trip trail with moderate traffic located near Copake, New York. It has a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a series of activity options. Dogs can also use this trail, but they must be strapped.
  •  It is also possible to reach the falls from New York, going 0.75 miles from the beginning of the trail in that state.
  •  Bash Bish Falls State Park is located alongside Massachusetts 4,000 acres (16 km 2) Mount Washington State Forest and 5,000 New York acres (20 km 2) of Taconic State Park. He was voted one of the “Wonders of Berkshire County” in the 2007 Berkshire Eagle Reader Survey.
  •  From the top of the waterfalls, known as the “Summit,” you have a clear view across Massachusetts in the state of New York. Recently, the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation installed railings to prevent falls.

Hours : Open until 7:00 PM , Sun – Sat: 7:00 am – 7:00 pm / facilities : The only restroom facilities onsite are Porta-Potties located in the parking lots.

Activities : sightseeing / photo opportunities-photography, environmental interpretation, landscape observation. / Hike the Hudson Valley / Camping: There are 15 wilderness campsites available in the Mount Washington.

Go next : Taconic State Park is located in Columbia and Dutchess County, New York abutting Massachusetts and Connecticut within the Taconic Mountains / Copake Falls, New York

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