Places to Explore in the Berkshires

Not sure where to start exploring? Try visiting one of our wildlife sanctuaries in the Berkshires. At Pleasant Valley, friendly and incredibly knowledgeable staff members and volunteers will be happy to help you make the most of your visit!

Nature Center & Trails

Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

 
 

Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

Location: Lenox
Trails: 7 miles

Set amidst more than 1,000 acres in the Berkshires, the sanctuary's trails through forests, meadows, wetlands, and along Lenox Mountain make for excellent easy-to-strenuous hiking. Details >

Just Trails

Lime Kiln Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

Lime Kiln Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

Location: Sheffield
Trails: 2 miles

The rolling hay fields, limestone ridge, conifer forest, and former pastures of Lime Kiln Farm attract more than 50 species of butterflies as well as pileated woodpeckers, alder flycatchers, and red foxes. Details >

Canoe Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary

Canoe Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary

Location: Pittsfield
Trails: 3 miles

Located just one mile from the center of Pittsfield, Canoe Meadows brings wilderness to Berkshire County’s largest city, attracting warblers, turtles, ospreys, otters, and the occasional bear. Details >