High Ledges Wildlife Sanctuary
Numerous species of wildflowers can be observed along the 4-mile trail system. The ledges, for which the site is named, offer a panoramic view of the Deerfield River valley and Mt. Greylock, the highest mountain in the state.
GPS units and websites for driving directions (Mapquest, etc.) may not give accurate directions to High Ledges. Please use the directions below.Address:
Trails open every day, dawn to dusk.
- For Your Safety
- Do not feed any animals
- Stay on trails
- Check for ticks after your walk
- Do not smoke anywhere on the sanctuary
- Do not pick or collect plants or crops without permission
- Avoid Conflicts with Wildlife
- Do not bring pets, leashed or unleashed, on to the site
- Do not bring motorized vehicles or bicycles onto the site
- Hunting, fishing, or trapping are not permitted
Mass Audubon Members enjoy FREE admission.
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Residents of Shelburne are also free.
$3 for non-members
At the junction of Rt 2 and
Rt I-91 continue west on Rt 2
toward Shelburne for 6 miles.
Take a right onto Little Mohawk
Rd and bear left at the next junction
onto Patten Rd. Continuing on
Patten Rd, bear left at the next
junction and then bear right. The
sanctuary entrance is the second
left at approximately 0.8 miles. A
small parking area is located a few
hundred yards down the sanctuary
road on the left; an overflow
parking area is also on the left, just
as you turn onto the sanctuary road.
Parking areas may be inaccessible
from December to May due to snow