Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

Set amidst more than 1,000 lush acres in the Berkshires, Pleasant Valley’s varied trails wind through forests, meadows, wetlands, and along the slopes of Lenox Mountain, making this site an excellent location for easy-to-strenuous hiking. While exploring, there’s a good chance you will see evidence of the sanctuary’s most visible wildlife resident, the beaver, via dams, dens, or lodges. Read more >

Winter Hours: Tuesday–Sunday, 10 am–4 pm; trails open every day dawn to dusk

Sanctuary News & Events

Housatonic River

Mass Audubon submitted two court documents supporting a strong Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) permit governing the implementation of the crucial environmental cleanup of the Housatonic River.

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Upcoming Programs

May 3, 2017 7:00am - 9:00am
Join Pleasant Valley’s caretaker on a weekly bird walk past beaver wetlands and through woodlands...
May 3, 2017 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Enjoy an evening searching for beavers and other wildlife attracted to the series of ponds that the beavers...
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