Are the Berkshire hills located in the eastern or western part of Massachusetts?
Starting from western side, Massachusetts is a rural mountain area of Berkshire, go eastward to a more farming land of Springfield to Worcester . From then on the more populated area with the highest concentration in Boston . Ocean front is a main feature of Eastern Massachusetts particularly the well known region of Cape Cod
Yes there are venomous snakes in Massachusetts. The snakes are the Northern Copperhead and Timber Rattlesnake. These snakes are endangered and it is illegal to kill harass or disturb them. The only place where they are found in eastern Massachusetts is the Blue Hills reservation south of Boston in Milton. The Blue Hills is an Audubon Society protected area. In western Massachusetts these snakes are mostly found in southwestern mass and the Berkshire mountains.