Adams MA Area Info

Life in Adams

Adams, Massachusetts is a scenic town just 15 minutes from both the New York and Vermont state borders. Adams is nestled between Mount Greylock on the west and by the Hoosac Range on the east. In 2008 Adams was named to the Top 200 Towns for Outdoorsman. Adams has plenty to offer residents from a saint downtown to unlimited outdoor recreation opportunities throughout the year. Adam’s is a great place to call home. 

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Attractions & Recreation

Adams, Massachusetts is a great place to live if you love spending time outdoors. Among Adams' numerous scenic locations throughout town is the Mount Greylock State Reservation. Mount Greylock State Reservation covers over 12,000 acres across several communities and is home to Mount Greylock, Massachusett's highest point. The road system in the reservation went through an extensive restoration project in 2008 and 2009. From hiking, biking, and camping to fishing, snowmobiling, and swimming, the Mount Greylock State Reservation has lots to offer residents of Adams. Adams is also home to the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail. The trail is 11.2 miles long and features outstanding views of the wetlands as well as the wildlife present in the area. 

In addition to the numerous recreation opportunities in Adams, Adams is also home to several locations listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Susan B Anthony Birthplace Museum is among the most popular. The museum celebrates the life and legacy of Susan B Anthony. Adams also hosts a festival in her honor every July. 

Schools

Adams, Massachusetts is a member of a regional school district along with neighboring Cheshire. Adams has its own elementary school. Students from both Adams and Cheshire attend Hoosac Valley Middle and High School, just over the border in Cheshire. Adams is also home to the  Berkshire Arts & Technology Charter Public School which serves grades 6-12. BART is free and open to all students in Berkshire County.