Get ready for all kinds of fun this weekend the annual Greylock Ramble gets underway this holiday weekend.
The Berkshire Eagle reports that hundreds of hikers are expected to make their way to Mount Greylock in Adams on Columbus Day weekend; first for the RambleFest on Sunday, and then for the 51st Greylock Ramble on Monday. Despite eclipsing the half-century mark in age, the Greylock Ramble still draws throngs of visitors every year who take on the challenge of climbing Mount Greylock — at 3,491 feet above sea level, the state’s highest peak. The 6.6-mile trek along the Cheshire Harbor Trail begins at the trailhead on West Mountain Road and reaches the summit of Mount Greylock before returning to the trailhead.

The Ramblefest site says that RambleFest it will be Noon to 5 and Free Admission
Held outdoors at the Adams Visitors Center at 3 Hoosac Street, admission is free to a festival full of music, food, and fun in celebration of autumn in the Berkshires.

There will be live musical acts, local craft beer and local wine, great food, produce, outdoor recreation and craft exhibitors. Activities usually include hayrides or horse-drawn trolley tours of historic Adams, a toasty campfire, pumpkin decorating and other activities for the kids. Leashed pets are welcome, so it's fun for the whole family! Historic Train Rides by Berkshire Scenic Railway will also be available, right across Hoosac Street at Adams Station.

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