Pecks Falls (lower)

Adams, MA 475K

Pecks Falls lower is a completely different waterfall than Pecks Falls upper just a 200 yards up stream. While the upper falls is extremely accessible for wading or just to be by its shore. The lower falls requires some caution for it has steep drop-offs and cliffs 25-35' deep surrounding the falls. In addition, a popular viewing or vantage point is out on the end of pulpit rock which is narrow, slippery and would result in an uncomfortable plunge should one slip.
GPS Coordinates

42° 37' 21" NN.....73° 08' 17" W


1125 ft. above sea level


Pecks Falls is on the Greylock Glen Property which borders on the Mt Greylock Reservation operated by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation which presently operates in a public-private arrangement to oversee the Glens future development. Presently free admission, no fires or camping and swimming is not applicable.

Directions to Pecks Falls (lower)

Can be access from upper Pecks Falls by crossing the stream and following the woodland trail down stream 200 yards. Or one can drive from the center of Adams at the William McKinley statue take Maple street to its end, turn left onto West Road. Travel .5 of a mile and turn right on West Mountain Road. Drive up .2 of a mile, past the power lines which cross the roads, an additional 100 yards a gas line crosses, park here where a white/orange signpost is located. The falls are nestled down in the hemlocks only 75 yards away.