town in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States

Cheshire is a town in the Berkshires of Massachusetts.

Cheshire Reservoir

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Stone tower honoring the settlers of New Providence, now Cheshire, and holding the tomb of Col. Jorab Stafford, hero at battle of Bennington during America's War of Independence


  • Ashuwillticook Rail Trail A 10-foot wide, 11 mile paved rail trail path. The Ashuwillticook (ash-oo-will-ti-cook) Rail Trail runs parallel to Route 8 through the towns of Cheshire, Lanesborough and Adams. The southern end of the trail begins at the entrance to the Berkshire Mall off Route 8 in Lanesborough. The northern end is at Adams center. The Trail passes Cheshire Reservoir, the Hoosic River, and several wetland habitats with abundant wildlife. Parking lots and restrooms are available along the way. A pamphlet with maps is widely available.
  • Appalachian Trail





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Routes through Cheshire
North AdamsAdams  N   S  LanesboroughPittsfield

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