Massachusetts' Bash Bish Falls State ParkWith a funny sounding name that seems to promise much in the way of splashing and splishing, Massachusetts’ easily accessible Bash Bish Falls is the most spectacular waterfall in the state!

As the weather warms up and the foliage fills in, one’s thoughts naturally (no pun intended) turn to the great outdoors. Luckily, western Massachusetts offers a number of scenic hikes and drives but few can top the splendor of Bash Bish Falls.

Situated just this side of the New York/Massachusetts border in Mount Washington State Forest, Bash Bish Falls runoff and spring-fed waters splash over a series of dramatic gorges before tumbling a full 80 feet down into the crystal clear pools below. (more…)