Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

Hiking 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: Tuesday-Sunday, 10 am–4 pm; closed Mondays (except holidays); Trails open daily, dawn to dusk

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We have programs for all ages and interests! Come celebrate nature and explore with us.

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Sanctuary News & Events

Exploring nature at Family Fun Day

Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event June 1, 2019

Don't miss our annual free day of fun and learning for people of all ages! Enjoy nature exploration activities, live-animal presentations, music, and nature arts and crafts.

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Upcoming Programs

May 29, 2019 (Wednesday) 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Visit our beaver ponds with a naturalist, and search for beavers and other animals attracted to these rich wetlands. Learn abo... Learn More >
June 22, 2019 (Saturday) 10:00am - 12:00pm
Join Ron Wolanin, Regional Property Director, as we explore this seldom visited wildlife sanctuary. Highlights will include ho... Learn More >
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