Old Mill Trail

Old Mill Trail

 

The Old Mill Trail starts at the trailhead on Old Dalton Road off Route 8 in Hinsdale

The trail is made possible by the generosity of Crane and Company (landowners) and the Massachusetts Department of Fish & Wildlife (owners of the easement on the property. 

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Funding was provided by: 
The Natural Resource Damage Assessment and Restoration programs of the l Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, U.S. Fish and Wildlife service

and by: 
Berkshire Environmental Fund, DCR Recreational Trails Fund, Wharton Trust, Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, Entrust, Fields Pond Foundation, Western Massachusetts Electric.

The Old Mill Trail provides access to approximately 1½ miles of scenic and historic riverfront along the East Branch of the Housatonic River. The trail traverses a wild river environment. Along the way, remnants of early mill operations remind us of the influence this industry had on the development of neighboring communities.