Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

Pond at Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary in summer

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. 

Location: 472 West Mountain Road, Lenox, MA 01240
Phone: 413-637-0320
Hours: Open every day, 9 am-4 pm • Trails open daily, dawn to dusk

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Hit the Trails!

Our 7 miles of well-marked trails include three popular loops to explore. Details & map >

Sanctuary Guidelines

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Please be sure to review all visitor guidelines, including leaving dogs at home. See guidelines >

Sanctuary News & Events

Completed addition to the historic barn at Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

Experience two differing views of nature during this year's Art in the Barn's exhibition. Two Perspectives on the Natural World features original paintings by local artists Ghetta Hirsch and Carolyn Newberger.

Cutting the ribbon at the entrance of the barn's new addition at Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

Pleasant Valley has officially opened the doors of the brand-new addition to our 18th-century Program Barn! The opening was celebrated with supporters of the project including representatives of the Mass Cultural Council, the Town of Lenox, and several foundations.

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