About Lime Kiln Farm

Great Spangled Fritillary
Great Spangled Fritillary

Lime Kiln Farm has been known to host more than 500 species of plants including many rare varieties.

A key tract of land within the 14,000-acre Schenob Brook Area of Critical Environmental Concern, the rolling hayfields, limestone ridge, conifer forest, and former pastures attract more than 50 species of butterflies as well as Pileated Woodpeckers, Alder Flycatchers, and Red Foxes.



Trail Mileage

2 miles
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Sanctuary Highlights

  • The circa-1909 40-foot-tall kiln; limestone was once quarried there and turned into lime.
  • Stonewalls and wire fences that attest to the property’s long agricultural history.
  • Green Frogs and bullfrogs in the small farm pond during the summer.
  • A magnificent view of Mount Everett from the walking trails.
  • Programs offered through Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary.


Silver Street, Sheffield, MA
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Trails: Open daily, dawn to dusk


Free, donations appreciated