Great Barrington and the Berkshires are an ideal destination for culture, adventure, and food. We have activities and destinations for everyone!
You don't have to get in a car to explore the outdoors.
Hiking on the property - Right out your door on 250 Long Pond are 120 acres of forest, majestic cliffs, and springs and the Williams River. Trails are marked with orange red and green paint. Total of 8 miles of criss-crossing trails. the outer loop is about 4 miles
Hike to Long Pond - right across the street is Pfeiffer Arboretum trail for a mellow half mile hike to beautiful Long Pond
Best road biking in the Berkshires - rent a bike at Berkshire Bike and Board if you don't have your own and explore the beautiful country roads famous for scenic road biking
Catamount (Hillsdale, NY)
Ramblewild (Lanesboro Mass)
Jiminy Peak Adventure park (Hancock Mass)
(Literally across the road from end of driveway - 249 Long Pond, we are 250 Long Pond)
Plenty of free parking for this sandy roped-off public beach five minutes from the property, complete with swings, a grassy picnic area and hiking trails. Kayaks and canoes may be put in at the small boat launch located at the south end of the pond and at the beach area, outside of the swim ropes. No town resident sticker required.
Stockbridge Bowl is the largest lake within the Town of Stockbridge, with a public boat ramp making the lake accessible to all, provided that any vessel being launched into the Bowl must be thoroughly washed first to remove all possible Zebra Mussel contamination. Throughout the year, the lake is extensively used by scullers, canoers, kayakers, sailers, swimmers, waterskiers, powerboaters, and fishermen. Due note in 2018 The lake suffers from eutrophication due to excess nutrients blamed on runoff from development and septic systems in the immediate area. Stay tuned…
Inhabited many years ago by Mohican Indians, the Indian name "Copake" means "Snake Pond." Copake Lake, the largest lake in Columbia County, New York, offers a wide range of activities both on the water and off water through all four seasons. Copake Lake Boat & Ski
Great spot to take a small group for a few hours of adventurous water skiing, tubing, wake boarding, and kayak and small boat rentals
An Audubon wildlife preserve only two miles from Stonover Farm, with extensive marked hiking trails for all levels of difficulty.
119 Park Street, Great Barrington MA 01230
Private sessions at 250 Long Pond
Schedule a private yoga class at 250 Long Pond with Katie. Her classes are fun, engaging and transformative. Katie's students appreciate her calming, compassionate presence, precise alignment instruction and heart-centered approach to teaching.
Mark’s mission is to empower others to find space to explore, discover, and create an awakening to their life’s dreams and aspirations; to help others find the opportunity for truth to arise in their lives using tools of observation and awareness; to give the gift of self-healing, with the premise that we are our own healers.
The 3 yoga studios:
A community based studio featuring many of the Berkshires most skillful teachers. The atmosphere at Yoga GB is supportive, safe, and non-competitive, promoting health and happiness
Sruti is a collective of individuals deeply committed to authentic programming. Sruti maintains a welcoming space for your practice and personal; development
Yoga, Acupuncture, private sessions, workshops
Center for yoga and health. Teaches the art and science of yoga, meditation and wellness. Offers courses, programs, food & lodging year ‘round.
250 Long Pond has had a multi year partnership with Energy Rising and owner Todd Fiorintino and private massages can be booked directly through our website
Rebecca Schirber licensed acupuncturist
Rebecca’s treatment room is not unlike one you’ve visited if you are someone who has had a massage. Acupuncture is profoundly relaxing and this is an important part of the healing process. Rebecca will also come to 250 Long Pond. She is also a trained whole foods healthy chef! We absolutely love her.
Sound Healing with Rudi Bach
Enjoy receiving the deep relaxation that comes from listening to these bowls in Sruti's peaceful environment. Bowls are also played to individuals, sitting up, lying down or in a chair. No experience required. All family and friends welcome. Peacefully submerge for a spell.
Rudi will come to Long Pond for a groups session. Highly recommended
Alan will come to Long Pond for Private sessions