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Mohawk Trail State Forest Campground

Are you looking for a real getaway, an escape from all the rush, stress, and monotony of day-to-day life, a place where you can truly reconnect with nature and just be still for a while? Then you need to book an RV in Franklin County and go camping at Mohawk Trail State Forest Campground. Find yourself in the heart of Mohawk Trail State Forest, one of the most scenic wonderlands you can find in the state of Massachusetts with mountain ridges, deep gorges, and lots of old trees, where you can go hiking, fishing, swimming, and canoeing. View the rich wildlife and many plants and just sit down and relax by the beautiful Cold River, just outside your RV rental.RV camping at Mohawk Trail State Forest Campground is a fantastic, wholesome, and rustic experience for the whole family and will give you a chance to make new memories and reconnect with each other - basically, it’s the best kind of quality family time. This RV park might be simple and homey, but you’ll still find a dump station and clean drinking water here. Each site has its own picnic table and grill, as well as a food storage locker - you are in bear territory, after all.Just around the corner from your campsite at Mohawk Trail State Forest Campground, you’ll find the endearing town of Charlemont, including the equally charming village of Zoar, both with excellent outdoor recreation opportunities. You’ll also be close to the towns of Hawley and Florida as well as the beautiful city of Pittsfield - and let’s not forget about the forests, tree-covered hills, mountains, and rivers in the area. You can also visit orchards, festivals, and even enter a race, should you feel like running for a bit.



Find the perfect RV for your campsite

Camping with an RV

Camping with an RV

Have you ever wanted to sleep at the foot of a mountain or wake up to the sound of the ocean’s waves gently crashing on the shore? When on a road trip, do you like to stop at every weird and wonderful roadside attraction? Do you ever just want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and get out into the great outdoors? Then renting an RV is definitely for you.

Camping in an RV allows you to adventure on your terms. Whether you’re looking to bond over an open fire with family and friends or you just want to get away for a while, there’s no better way to do it than from behind the wheel of an RV.

How Outdoorsy Works

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Find the perfect RV

Choose your location, dates, and send the owner a request to book.

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Delivery or Pickup

Arrange a pick up time with the owner or have it delivered to your driveway or destination.

Let us help

Most owners have the option to deliver and set up the RV right to your destination.

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Adventure awaits!

Enjoy the freedom of the open road nd the assurance of 24/7 roadside assistance.

After your trip, return the RV to the owner on the same condition you recieved it.

The Great Outdoors

As the name suggests, you can find great trails to hike in Mohawk Trail State Forest - yes, the Mahican-Mohawk Trail is one of them. Following in the footsteps of Native Americans traveling to the Hudson River from the Connecticut River or vice versa, you can hike through the beautiful surrounding nature. If you don’t want to stray too far from your RV rental at Mohawk Trail State Forest, you can stick to the Todd Mountain Trail leading to the mountain - don’t worry, it’s still part of the Mohawk Trail.Just outside of Charlemont, you’ll find Berkshire East Mountain Resort, a place full of recreational adventure and fun. In the winter, you can do all the skiing you want, and don’t worry about equipment - you can rent everything you need on location. You can pick skiing trails of any level of difficulty, and even watch some races. Scream with laughter at the snow tubing park and just have the time of your life in the beautiful, white snow.If you rent an RV in Charlemont in the summer, you can still go on fantastic outdoor adventures in the area. Pretend to be a little monkey at the nearby adventure park - unless you’re afraid of heights, of course. If that’s not the case, then you can go on one of the zip line canopy tours and see the most amazing views of the forest and mountains, and if you want even more speed, then you can get that too. How about some whitewater rafting or mountain biking, is that fast enough? No? Then you’d better try out the Thunderbolt Mountain Coaster, which is exactly what it sounds like: a combination alpine slide and a roller coaster.

Exploring the Area

You won’t have to go far to get some culture here; in fact, all you need to do is park your motorhome rental in Charmelont and hit the town. If you’re into reggae and happen to be about in the summer, then you need to visit the annual Charlemont Reggae Festival with local beer, delicious food, and, of course, excellent music. If reggae isn’t your thing or if you’ve chosen a different time of year to rent a motorhome near Mohawk Trail State Forest Campground, you might still catch some old or new tunes at one of the Mohawk Trail Concerts.There are loads more events happening in the area for anyone who wants even more festivities, don’t worry. Have fun at Greenfield Winter Carnival, go on the self-guided Asparagus Pottery Trail Tour, or spot an Atlantic salmon or two at the Fish Ladder. Smell amazing at the Lavender Festival, go back in time for Mutton & Mead Medieval Festival, or spend four fun-filled days at Franklin County Fair. You can even attend a garlic one, known as The Festival That Stinks.Have you made up your mind about booking an RV in Charlemont yet? No? Well, perhaps this will change your mind: there are many orchards and farms in the area, with high-quality local produce and excellent cider.


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Find the perfect RV for Mohawk Trail State Forest Campground

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All towables

Trailer

Trailers for all types of towing vehicles, including SUVs and pickups.

Folding Trailer

Trailers you can tow with passenger vehicles or SUVs. A great way to transform average cars into adventure cars.

Fifth-Wheel

Larger trailers that attach to towing vehicles with a gooseneck extension in the truck bed.

Toy Hauler

Living quarters in the front with dedicated space for hauling motorcycles or other “toys” in the back.

Utility Trailer

All other types of towable trailers.

All drivables

Class C

Popular with small families and first-time RV drivers who want a little more room than a van. Comparable to driving a truck.

Camper Van

The smallest and nimblest of fully enclosed RVs. Drives like a van. Loves posing for Instagram.

Class B

A formal-sounding name for camper van, but just as photogenic.

Class A

Drivers should be comfortable driving bus-sized vehicles and dealing with parking limitations. Great for delivery.

Truck Camper

If you can drive a truck, you can drive a truck camper. Makes roughing it significantly less rough.

Other

All other types of drivable vehicles.

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Questions about RVs?

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What type of RV should I choose?

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Start by determining how many people are planning to travel with you. Going on a solo-journey? Choose a camper van or a teardrop trailer. Bringing the whole family along for the ride? Consider a spacious Class A or five-wheel.

You’ll also want to consider amenities. For example, if you’re planning to cook on the road, you’ll want a kitchenette. If your campground doesn’t have public restrooms, you’ll want to search RVs with bathrooms. Check out full descriptions of our models to help you decide here.


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Do the RVs have bathrooms?

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Yes. Class A’s, Class B’s, and Class C’s and five-Wheels typically have bathrooms. Depending on where you plan on camping, you’ll want to double-check the availability of restrooms if selecting a rig without a bathroom. Nervous about renting an RV with a bathroom? Owners can help show you how to clean the tank or will offer to do it for you for a fee.


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How does check-in work?

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Once an Owner approves your RV reservation, you can coordinate a time to pick up your rig or have it delivered to your doorstep or campsite. At that point, the owner will do a key exchange with you and walk you through the RV and answer any questions you might have.