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Pleasant Valley Sanctuary

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472 W Mountain Rd, Lenox, MA 01240-2037
+1 413-637-0320
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Maps and trails that are really easy to follow

Great hike to the top of the mountain - even on a cold morning with some snow underfoot. Very easy... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2016
Hiking in the Fall

Fabulous nature reserve for hiking & exploring. It's on $5 entry for adults & the park ranger was... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2016
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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This 1,100-acre wildlife sanctuary, along the slopes of Lenox Mountain, features 7 miles of hiking trails and offers nature programs for adults and children throughout the year.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“fire tower” (9 reviews)
“great hike” (8 reviews)
“mass audubon” (7 reviews)
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472 W Mountain Rd, Lenox, MA 01240-2037
+1 413-637-0320
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Reviewed 4 November 2016

Great hike to the top of the mountain - even on a cold morning with some snow underfoot. Very easy to follow the trail. Lots of interesting information and beavers!! Unfortunately, they didn't come out while we were there.

1  Thank JaneGDartford
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Fabulous nature reserve for hiking & exploring. It's on $5 entry for adults & the park ranger was very helpful providing us with a map & detailed information about the trails. We hiked up to the Lenox Mountain fire tower - fabulous views & a...More

1  Thank Linda1969
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Took the more intense hike called the Ledges trail at Pleasant Valley sanctuary-. The hike was a 3 mile hike but we also included another trail called Overbrook - which was another half hour. The top view included the Richmond valley Pittsfield to the north....More

Thank nancy2010
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We hiked on the trail to the fire tower that was less steep (the overlook, I think). It was beautiful, and it took 2 hours to go up, 11/2 hours going down. The trail was well marked, with blue markers going up, and yellow markers...More

1  Thank shel29Brooklyn
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This place is close to Lenox so made for a good morning's outing. We hiked the steep trail to the summit and should have kept to the less challenging trail to the summit. Nevertheless, we made the summit in about 1.5 hours with several breaks...More

Thank Scorpio1109
Reviewed 27 September 2016

There are several trails and definitely worth looking into! If nature is your thing, you will not be disappointed!!

Thank 910joycel
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We agree with many others this place is worth a visit. We spent a good few hours following the various trails however if you want to spot anything keep quiet and take your time. We sat quietly by the pond and were happy to see...More

Thank Terrence L
Reviewed 2 September 2016

This was a nice area to explore. The route we took was varied, with dense forests, a pond, and a stream and even a view from the summit (though it was a bit odd up there.. ) I really enjoyed the pond, but came during...More

1  Thank glutenfreeinmunich
Reviewed 31 August 2016

The walks were nice and the trails well marked. We didn't see much, but had a pleasant morning. Many other people saw beavers (better at night), and many birds (we only saw 2 or 3.

Thank Fabe-Zippy
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Consider yourself outdoorsy? You'll want some time tot take in the paths, fresh air and gorgeous scenery nature has to offer? Here's a wonderful spot to reclaim yourself. A picnic, binoculars and willing spirit make for a lovely afternoon hike!

Thank gnaturecenter
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21 October 2015|
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Response from Michael M | Reviewed this property |
There is a fee for non-members. There is a baking lot with ample parking.