- The list below includes 72 free or cheap things to do in or near Great Barrington, Massachusetts, including 101 different types of inexpensive activities like Bowling, Hiking Trails, Movie Theaters and Art Gallery.
- From Monument Mountain to Housatonic River Walk, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Great Barrington and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Lenox, Hudson, Pittsfield and Lee.
Nestled in the Berkshire Hills, Monument Mountain offers novice-friendly trail hiking. Panoramic views and interesting rock formations add to the hiking experience. Hikers will also encounter a unique summit 'staircase' climb at the top.
The Greenway Trail Housatonic River Walk is a single remote, two-section national recreation trail made possible by citizen volunteers. Vibrant and abundant, the trail features native plants, and an engineered trail way structure that facilitates safe trail navigation.
Home to over 50 acres of conservation wilderness, Lake Mansfield offers visitors recreational activities at its lake and nature trails. On the lake, visitors can swim, boat, and fish. The trails gives visitors access to the surrounding forests.
92% 48 votes
4 Van Deusenville Road, Great Barrington, MA 1230 MoreLess Info
Constructed from an old trinity church, The Guthrie Center & Foundation offers holiday and traditional Sunday praise. Counseling, hospice support and ceremonies are respectfully available to people of all faiths and beliefs.
Dedicated to the man who established the NAACP, W.E.B. DuBois Birthplace offers a self-guided tour of a trail featuring the highlights of this man's life and career. Visitors can walk through the trail and enjoy the forest scenery.
Digital theater Triplex Cinema is a comfortable, well maintained movie house. While the theater has a zero-tolerance policy for outside food and beverage, it offers a variety of concessions and convenient parking.
Artful Mind Artzine is a publication dedicated to promoting local arts in the community. The magazine contains interviews from local artists, a calendar of local art events, and a variety of other relevant art information.
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Bard College at Simon's Rock, 84 Alford Road, Great Barrington, MA 01230 MoreLess Info
Located at the Bard College at Simon's Rock, the Kilpatrick Athletic Center is a 58,000-square-foot exercise and recreational facility. Programs offered include racquetball, swimming, yoga, rock climbing, weightlifting and more.
A 24-lane bowling center, Cove Bowling Lanes features cosmic bowling and an 18-hole miniature golf course. The center has a sports bar, arcade game machines, a snack bar and facilities for private parties and events.
57% 7 votes
109 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington, MA 1230 MoreLess Info
Along with multiple bowling lanes for general public bowling the Cove Bowling and Entertainment complex features cosmic bowling on the weekends. There is also an on-site bowling pro shop and mini golf course.