Local Walk/Run/Hike/Bike Loops

General Safety Tips:

  • Be Visible- Wear bright colored or reflective clothing
  • Obey All Traffic Rules
  • Tell a friend where you are going and when you expect to return
  • Know your route before you leave your dorm
  • Bring Identification with you
  • Avoid exercising at dusk and dawn- it’s very difficult for cars to see you
  • Try to find wide roads or roads with shoulders
  • Stay hydrated


View of the Courts (1.5 miles)

Tour of Cole Field (2.5 miles)

Gale Road Loop (3.5 miles)

Blair Road Loop (5.5 miles)

  • Always run/walk against the flow of traffic
  • If you are wearing headphones, keep the volume low so you are aware of your surroundings


The Clark (2 miles)

Hopkins Forest Lower Loop (4.5 miles)

For more hikes visit Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation

  • Let someone know you are heading out for a hike and when they can expect your back
  • Check sunset times so you aren’t caught out in the dark
  • Have water
  • This is New England, the weather can change pretty quickly. Be Aware and Be Prepared!


Williamstown Loop (5 miles)

Chenails Farm/Reservior Out and Back (8 miles)

Bee Hill (steep climb) to Swimming Hole  (9 miles)

Five Corners Loop (10 miles)

For more rides check out the William College Cycling page

  • Always wear a helmet
  • Invest in a head and tail light
  • Do not wear headphones- you need to be ultra-aware of your surroundings