Spanning Easthampton and Northampton, Arcadia’s diverse terrain (forest, meadows, grasslands, marsh, and wetlands) attracts an extraordinary variety of wildlife. You will also find a thriving population of wildflowers, thanks to its rich, loamy soil, which is characteristic of the Connecticut River floodplain.
4 miles (universally accessible: 850 feet) Get details >
- Rope-guided universally accessible Sensory Trail, with interpretation available in seasonal audio tours, large print, Braille, and tactile formats.
- Canoeing or kayaking on the Mill River through Arcadia or along the Connecticut River, where you’re likely to see a variety of wildlife.
- Observation tower and wetland boardwalk, which offer wildlife viewing opportunities in sensitive habitats.
- Nature Play Area, where kids can build fairy homes, sit in a tepee made of black locust and grapevine branches, play in the sumac paths or master the stump jump.
- Expansive grasslands home to nesting bobolinks, American kestrels, and other grassland birds.
127 Combs Road, Easthampton, MA 01027
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Monday-Saturday, 9 am-3 pm; Sundays seasonally variable
Trails: Daily, dawn to dusk
Nonmembers: $4 Adults, $3 Seniors (65+), $3 Children (2-12)
EBT Participants: Free for up to 4 people when you show your EBT card