Recent News - Pioneer Valley

Massachusetts DCR Budget Alert

DCR Action Alert 2018The Massachusetts State Legislature is deciding the budget for the Department of Conservation and Recreation which manages our State’s Forests and Parks.Budget cuts have cost DCR nearly 400 full-time positions (30% of...

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Charlemont - Hawley get $14,000 for trails.

Deerfield Trails in Charlemont will receive $14,000 for installing trailhead signs, developing a new map, and repairing trails at Dubuque State Forest in Charlemont and Hawley.“That’s part of a larger program that we’re working with...

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NEMBA & DCR Partner to Open 15-mile Singletrack Trail Network at Dubuque State Forest

(HAWLEY, MASS.) – The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) and the Pioneer Valley Chapter of the New England Mountain Bike Association (NEMBA) announce a partnership to open a 15-mile network of single-track trails at Dubuque...

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What Up (and Down) in Charlemont

If you haven't been riding in Charlemont, MA, next summer is the time to go.  

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Answering the Riddle at Charlemont Trails

 "By this time in my mountain biking career I had already been out West once, California to be specific, and ridden their trails with hour long ascents and descents.  I knew what he was referring to.  Aside from the White Mountain notches...

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