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Dalton, Massachusetts
Heaven in the heart of the Berkshires

Outdoor Recreation
Hiking, biking, swimming, boating, fishing, skiing,  golf - whatever you like to do outdoors is here in multiples! The Appalachian Trail runs right through town, lovely Wahconah Falls is on the northern edge, and the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail is a couple of miles west in Lanesborough.

Parks & Forests
Parks - details on all parks in Western Mass. (DCR)

Fish & Game
Dept. of Fish & Game (DFG) home page
Boat launch areas and links to fishing info
Mass. Wildlife home page
Living with wildlife - bears and bobcats and moose, oh my!

Housatonic River Guide - launch sites, great river info

Ski (Nordic/Cross Country)
All areas in western Mass. - just Berkshires listed below
    Bucksteep Manor (Washington)
    Butternut (Great Barrington) - also a downhill area
    Canterbury Farm (Becket)
    Cranwell Resort (Lenox)
    Hilltop Orchards (Richmond)
    Notchview (Windsor) - best buy for season pass!

Ski (Alpine/Downhill)
All areas in Mass. - just Berkhires listed below
    Bousquet (Pittsfield)
    Butternut (Great Barrington) - also has XC
    Catamount (South Egremont)
    Jiminy Peak (Hancock)
    Otis Ridge (Otis)

Wahconah Country Club (Dalton)
Massachusetts Golf Association (MGA) - all Berkshire member clubs

.... also check documents appended below ...
Attached Document or FileBerkshire County Golf Guide  - nice compilation in Berkshire Eagle April 2014

Official site of the Town of Dalton, Massachusetts