- The list below includes 124 free or cheap things to do in or near Charlemont, Massachusetts, including 80 different types of inexpensive activities like Ziplines, Rafting, Forests and Nature & Wildlife Areas.
- From Mohawk Trail State Forest to Hawley Bog, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Charlemont and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Brattleboro, North Adams, Northampton and Williamstown.
Named after a Native American trail, Mohawk Trail State Forest is home to multiple old growth areas, gorges and mountain ridges in addition to many rivers and streams. It thus, serves as a habitat for diverse animal species including bobcats, bears and more.
Hail to the Sunrise' / Mohawk Park contains the sculpture of the Mohawk Indian with his arms extended, looking eastward. The monument serves as a reminder of the sensitive history of the area and is honored by various tribes throughout the country.
Located in Claremont, Massachusetts, Crab Apple Whitewater is a purveyor of pulse-pounding whitewater rafting excursions. The company also maintains locations in Vermont and Maine. The Claremont location also offers inflatable kayak tours.
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Zoar Outdoor is a local tour company which specializes in outdoor adventure activities such as whitewater rafting, canoeing, kayaking, ziplining and more.
Berkshire East Canopy Tours, a part of a local ski resort, is a popular North American zipline tour company which offers two of the longest ziplines in the country with half a mile-stretch at the elevation of around 200 feet.
Moxie Outdoor Adventures offers numerous outdoor activities for nature enthusiasts. Whitewater rafting, inflatable kayaking, canoeing, wilderness overnight camping, moose and ATV safaris on the Kennebec, Penobscot, Deerfield and Dead rivers in Massachusetts and Maine are some of the available trips.
Located alongside the Deerfield River, the Zoar Picnic Area is a popular location often visited by nature lovers. The area contains many benches, picnic tables, and grills, providing the facilities needed for a fun and relaxing picnic in the park.