The Lake Mansfield Recreation Area is a community natural resource area featuring a 29-acre pond and the adjacent 29-acre Conservation Forest with a 1/4 mile easy walking loop trail. The area is a vital natural habitat and treasured community space. Visitors are responsible for their own safety and must be mindful of their impact on the delicate habitat and the enjoyment of others. The Lake, Beach Area and Conservation Forest are owned by the town of Great Barrington and overseen by the Parks and Conservation Commissions. Stewardship is provided by Lake Mansfield Alliance.
Lifeguards will begin weekends/holidays only Memorial Day weekend and then go full time on June 25 till Labor Day (11:30-5:30).Free Swim lessons are provided weeks of July 6-25 and August 8-24.