(Uriel Heilman) All of Jiminy Peak … Marked trails for experienced mountain bikers cover terrain reserved for skiers in the winter. And the alpine slide was just a terrific experience too... take a chair lift to the top and then meander or speed all the way down Jiminy Peak! Top Snowfall. Jiminy Peak cams. The Eagle Soar, the big swing, the trampoline for kids, the bouncy house. Purchase Shaker reproduction toys and furniture at The Village Store, enjoy breakfast or lunch at the Harvest Cafe, or enjoy an ice cream cone in the 1910 Barn. Jiminy Peak is a mid-sized alpine ski resort in the northeastern United States, located in western Massachusetts in the Taconic Mountains at Hancock, northwest of nearby Pittsfield.The summit of Jiminy Peak, which includes the Hendricks Summit Lodge, is located in Lanesborough. 26" Mt. The Mountain Coaster and the Alpine Super Slide allow riders to control their speed on twisting, wooded downhill courses. Additionally, the Jiminy Peak Mountain Adventure Park features a Mountain Coaster, Alpine SuperSlide, Soaring Eagle, Giant Swing, Rock Climbing Wall, Zip Lines, and EuroBungy Trampoline. Check out new snow, live weather & current ski conditions at Jiminy Peak. 1:01. The wall climbing area is smaller than what I expected but challenging enough for beginners. Country Village at Jiminy Peak offers much to do in the beautiful Berkshires. At Country Village enjoy a heated, outdoor swimming pool and whirlpool. Their Mountain Coaster is thousands of feet of twisting, turning fun through the woods! Off-road vehicles require a permit before traveling on the forest’s all-terrain vehicle trails. You go through a haunted indoor location, ride the ski lift, walk a woods trail at the summit, ride down again, go through another indoor haunt, and then can ride their two open theme park rides, a zip line and a giant swing. Wander the circular halls inside the 1826 Round Stone Barn, the centerpiece of the community. That is 13 Nights at Jiminy Peak. Shakers embraced a simple lifestyle built around religion, communal living and farming. Head out early for a full day’s fun on the mountain, then make your way back to your supremely comfy guest room at Applegate Inn . Karen Sweeny-Justice is a writer living in Surprise, Ariz. The Giant Swing is exciting enough but can be skipped. Country Village at Jiminy Peak offers much to do in the beautiful Berkshires. After the Giant Swing, I was in no condition to eat, but I did order a beer sampler of all their drafts. If I was a paid customer staying at Jiminy Peak, I would rather forego a nice catered restaurant meal than to know my needs put staff employees lives in danger! More than 60 acres of wild azaleas bloom annually in June, and rangers offer interpretive programs during the summer months. When the winter season ends, Jiminy opens up its popular Mountain Adventure Park. Her work has appeared in "Writer's Digest" magazine and "RubberStampMadness" magazine, as well as in newspapers around the United States. Experience the mountain coaster, aerial adventure park, giant swing and zip line. The aerial adventure park at Jiminy Peak consists of six courses with varying levels of difficulty. The Alpine Super Slide allows you to coast at your own speed through tunnels, dips, curves and turns. Related Videos. The interior furnishings of the 1830 Brick Dwelling are stark but practical, yet illustrate how Sisters and Brethren lived. Just south of Hancock, Pittsfield State Forest (mass.gov/dcr) offers camping, swimming, hiking and fishing options for visitors. Open mid-April through October, allow at least two hours for the self-guided tour. The ride coming down offers beautiful vistas of Mt. Haunted Soaring Eagle Zipline Ride: Soar through the air on the Soaring Eagle … It is unique. Located in northwestern Massachusetts, Hancock is surrounded by the gently rolling woodlands of the Berkshire Mountain range. Families of Hasidic Jews enjoy the summer activities like the Giant Swing at Jiminy Peak Resort in Hancock. Summer activities at Jiminy Peak's Mountain Adventure Park include the Aerial Adventure Park plus Mountain Coaster, Alpine Super Slide, Giant Swing, Kid Zone and more! If you have a little one, they can sit on your lap for both rides. It was redeemed, only slightly, by a visit to John Harvard's Brewery & Ale House. How it really feels like to be on that Giant Swing over a cliff at JEST Camp! Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort, Hancock Picture: Country Inn - Check out Tripadvisor members' 1,251 candid photos and videos. There is an alpine slide as well as a new mountain coaster, along with a rock wall, a giant swing and an aerial park that is great for ages of 6 and up. 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Marked trails for experienced mountain bikers cover terrain reserved for skiers in the winter. It lasts for about 20 minutes and is very relaxing. Among other resort amenities are two tennis courts, a eurobungy-trampoline, a climbing wall, a giant swing, and a zipline. 32" Crystal Mountain. Check out new snow, live weather & current ski conditions at Jiminy Peak. Country Village at Jiminy Peak offers much to do in the beautiful Berkshires. The resorts look like cozy country cottages and offer a fireplace to rest peacefully by on cool nights. There’s a good amount of hiking trails, the Alpine Super Slide, Soaring Eagle (a seated zip line), a giant swing, scenic chairlift rides, a rock climbing wall, large bungee trampolines, a kid’s climbing area, and more. Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort is located at 37 Corey Rd Hancock, MA 01237, less than an hour north of our Berkshires inn, in Lee, MA. Use the hand brake to adjust speed. Greylock and the Jericho Valley. Jiminy Peak… You can even eat or get drinks at their pub, Christiansen’s Tavern. You control your speed so you may take a leisurely ride or get your thrills at speeds up to 23 mph. Off slopes, families love the Mountain Adventure Park Center, with up to 10 lanes of tubing, a mountain coaster, giant swing, and zipline ride. Nearby, little children in big black velvet yarmulkes and matching outfits stared wide-eyed at screaming teens aboard the giant swing. Families congregated around the bungee trampoline watching their little ones bounce up and down. Whether you want to discover the town’s historical and religious past at a living history museum or challenge the entire family to outdoor fun, Hancock is close to the action. Baker. Year-Round Fun for All Ages In addition to being the largest ski and snowboard resort in southern New England, Jiminy Peak Resort has a variety of other exciting year-round activities. Arc high into the darkness of the night at the Plantation of Jericho. Nearby Pittsfield has plenty of options for lodging and dining, and there's even a clothing-optional resort (berkshirevista.com) to accommodate those looking for something different. Explore contemporary and historical collections at the Berkshire Museum (berkshiremuseum.org), 15 miles south of Hancock. Opened in 1948, Jiminy Peak is the largest ski and snowboard resort in southern New England and offers year-round family fun. She also writes book reviews for "RT Book Reviews" magazine. © 2020 USATODAY, a division of Gannett Satellite Information Network, Inc. Hancock Shaker Village: Hours and Admission, State of Massachusetts, Department of Conservation and Recreation: Pittsfield State Forest, Cabins at Flat Rock or in Hendersonville, North Carolina, Hotels Near the CAK Airport in North Canton, Ohio. https://www.jiminypeak.com/Summer/Attractions/Mountain-Adventure-Park Experience the thrill of the Giant Swing like never before! Access to outdoor pools and tennis courts. The Feigenbaum Hall of Innovation is dedicated to Berkshire-area inventors and innovators. Part fun, part educational, the museum has interactive exhibits on three levels and is wheelchair-accessible. Jiminy Peak cams. Privacy Notice/Your California Privacy Rights. The forest is open year-round, and campgrounds are open seasonally. Among other resort amenities are two tennis courts, a eurobungy-trampoline, a climbing wall, a giant swing, and a zipline. The resorts look like cozy country cottages and offer a fireplace to rest peacefully by on cool nights. Come experience the Giant Swing & many other rides. The Alpine Slide (Mountain Adventure Park)- Take the chair lift to the top of the mountain and coast down in an individual slide (young children can ride with a parent). We also offer the regions only Segway Tours and Soaring Eagle Zip Ride! Snow Reports. 800-786-6754, w … At Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort you can enjoy our Mountain Adventure Park (Mountain Coaster, Alpine Super Slide,Giant Swing ,Giant Swing, Rock Climbing Wall, Rope Adventures) or … English (US) Resorts. By making accommodations for certain groups, such as prayer rooms and kosher cafeterias for Orthodox Jews, area locales like Jiminy Peak Resort in Hancock have made themselves go-to destinations for religious groups traveling together. The Haunted Soaring Eagle Zipline and the Haunted Giant Swing offer additional fun, as visitors soar over Jiminy Peak resort encompassed by darkness. Jiminy Peak Mountain Adventure Park and Aerial Adventure Park are fantastic for the whole family. 2. 1 trip through 13 Nights and 2 rides in the Park on the Giant Swing and/or Soaring Eagle Zip Ride. This attraction is closed for the 2020 season due to COVID-19 All photos and videos within this listing are the property of 13 Haunted Nights at Jiminy Book a room at the Country Inn and relax in the whirlpool after an active day. Strap into the Giant Swing or ride a family-friendly chairlift that holds six to the summit of Jiminy. The Mountain Coaster (Mountain Adventure Park)- Take the individual coaster up the track, turn and then push the coaster back down the track. Experience Jiminy Peak in the summer for more thrills. The Spring and Summer: Jiminy Peak is LOADED with attractions, activities and excitement for the entire family. 35" Schweitzer. All and all, 13 Nights at Jiminy was a fun experience despite the rain and lack of zip-line action. No matter the season, Jiminy Peak (jiminypeak.com) has outdoor recreation fun for the whole family. For summer sport enthusiasts, Jiminy Peak installed a mountain coaster, an alpine super slide, a giant swing, scenic rides, a rock climbing wall, a “euro ‐ bungy” trampoline, hiking, and, for children, rope adventures, mini ‐ golf, a rope spider web, and an inflatable “bouncy bounce” playground. Among other resort amenities are two tennis courts, a eurobungy-trampoline, a climbing wall, a giant swing, and a zipline. Now a living museum, Hancock Shaker Village (hancockshakervillage.org) began in the late 1780s as “The City of Peace” and existed into the 20th century. In addition to hiking, mountain-biking and sight-seeing, summer activities at Jiminy Peak include the Mountain Adventure Park featuring the Mountain Coaster, Alpine Super Slide, Giant Swing, Kid Zone and more! The resorts look like cozy country cottages and offer a fireplace to rest peacefully by on cool nights. 10 Summer Activities at Jiminy Peak: 1. 18" Stevens Pass Resort. Snowiest Regions . 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