Pleasant Valley trails are open to local visitors; buildings & restrooms are closed. See guidelines. Read More
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.
It always takes a day or two to pick-up on some of the unusual songs and calls of migrating birds in spring. And searching for Rusty Blackbirds is not only an exciting challenge for spring birding—it's important for conservation of the species.