About Lynes Woods

Lyman Brook © Richard Johnson
Lyman Brook © Richard Johnson

Forest, shrubby fields, wetlands, and old stone walls tell the story of Lynes Woods’ past as a former working farm and orchard. Here you can take a easy one-mile-loop walk along a quiet woodland path to crystal clear Lyman Brook and listen for the music of water rushing over rocks.

Acres

188

Trail Mileage

1 mile

Sanctuary Highlights

  • Trail that winds through a dense mountain laurel “avenue” covered with spring blossoms.
  • Ovenbirds and other woodland birds, including several species of woodpeckers, plus the occasional fox, black bear, or moose.
  • The Farm Pond, on the northern boundary, that attracts a variety of birds and insects and provides good wildlife viewing opportunities.
  • Programs occasionally offered through Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary.