Directions to the Camp

Your goal is to reach Camp Howe in Goshen, MA. Unfortunately, directions directly to the Camp, as seen in Map 1, can be a little misleading. Use Map 2 as a better reference and GPS marker if you are unfamiliar with the area and the camp. The green arrow in Map 2 is the service road you will want to drive down.


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From East: I-90 West to I-91 North (Exit 4 on Mass. Pike). Take I-91 to exit 19 Northampton. Turn left on Route 9 heading West to Williamsburg. You will go through the towns of Florence, Williamsburgh and then you will come into Goshen. It will be about15 miles from Northampton. In the center of Goshen (after you pass the Whale Inn), you will see a white church on the left and a school and church on the right. After the library, take the next right onto East Street. There is a large sign on the corner pointing to 4H Camp Howe. Go half a mile to Goshen Police station and the DAR State Forest Headquarters (brown buildings on the left). Turn left behind the police station and follow the dirt road into camp.

From North: Take I-91 south to Northampton (Routes 5-10-9). Take a right at the first set of lights. Follow to Route 9. Turn right on Route 9 heading West to Williamsburg. You will go through the town of Williamsburgh and then you will come into Goshen. It will be about15 miles from Northampton. In the center of Goshen (after you pass the Whale Inn), you will see a white church on the left and a school and church on the right. After the library, take the next right onto East Street. There is a large sign on the corner pointing to 4H Camp Howe. Go half a mile to Goshen Police station and the DAR State Forest Headquarters (brown buildings on the left). Turn left behind the police station and follow the dirt road into camp.

From South: Take I-91 North to exit 18 Northampton. Turn left on Route 9 heading West to Williamsburg. You will go through the towns of Florence, Williamsburgh and then you will come into Goshen. It will be about15 miles from Northampton. In the center of Goshen (after you pass the Whale Inn), you will see a white church on the left and a school and church on the right. After the library, take the next right onto East Street. There is a large sign on the corner pointing to 4H Camp Howe. Go half a mile to Goshen Police station and the DAR State Forest Headquarters (brown buildings on the left). Turn left behind the police station and follow the dirt road into camp.

From West: Take the Mass Pike to Pittsfield,MA. In Pittsfield, follow Route 9 East through Dalton. You will go through Windsor Mountain and Cummington. You will then come into the town of Goshen. After you pass the Fire station on your left you will see a left turn and a sign for 4H Camp Howe across from the white church. Turn left. Go half a mile to Goshen Police station and the DAR State Forest Headquarters (brown buildings on the left). Turn left behind the police station and follow the dirt road into camp.