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Pleasant Valley Sanctuary

#3 of 24 things to do in Lenox Features Animals
472 W Mountain Rd, Lenox, MA 01240-2037
+1 413-637-0320
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Consider yourself outdoorsy? You'll want some time tot take in the paths, fresh air and gorgeous... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2016
Cheshire, Massachusetts
A hidden treasure

This isa little known destination just barely off the beaten path. An excellent place for children... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2016
Lenox, Massachusetts
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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.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • 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 27 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
Reviewed 25 August 2016

This isa little known destination just barely off the beaten path. An excellent place for children and adults to learn about and experience nature first hand. Walkways are well marked and many are handicapped accessiblewhile experience.. Parking is nearby. Whether you spend a half an...More

Thank Johnberk
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I looked forward to visiting this Audobon Sanctuary and was not disappointed. There are great hiking trails, some requiring scrambling and nice photo opportunities. We saw a Muskrat swimming on a pond and lots of interesting wild mushrooms. The admission fee for seniors is $3.00,...More

1  Thank sandersl940
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Beautiful wildlife sanctuary just minutes away from the town of Lenox. Well maintained trails and plenty of flora and fauna to see.

Thank Dave s
Reviewed 20 August 2016

This is nice place for a few hours for families with small children, and/or people looking for a pleasant walk. While the trails are not rigorous, you can spend a morning or afternoon here and have a picnic.

Thank ecokap
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

My mom and I hiked the trail all the way to the top of the mountain with 3 young children. Once we got to the top we couldn't believe the view. We will hike again.

Thank Sally H
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our walk ! We were lucky to see beavers, and we also saw many beautiful birds. And it was a very peaceful walk. We found it just a little bit expensive for a walk.

Thank Laetitia L
Reviewed 6 August 2016

There's a hike or walk to suit everyone's needs/abilities. The trails are perfectly maintained and the vista's gorgeous.

Thank Jake59Boston
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

The walk in the woods was a lot of fun. The walk was convenient and the views were beautiful. People were very friendly and helped us through out the way.

Thank Tanu G
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

This park is great because it has a nice variety of trails. There are easy walkways as well as strenuous inclines. There are many paths to take so you can vary the level of hike as you wish. Along all the trails are great markings...More

Thank Rebecca P
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22 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.