Trails at Pleasant Valley

Boardwalk trail at Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

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At Pleasant Valley in Lenox, seven miles of well-marked walking trails include three popular loops that you can explore.

All Persons Trail/Pike’s Pond Trail Loop

A mostly flat and easy 30-40 minute walk (less than one mile) around Pike’s Pond; usually a good place to observe beavers at dusk.

Yokun/Beaver Lodge Trails Loop

An easy one hour walk (1.5 miles) offering views of the northern beaver ponds and the Lenox Mountain ridge. Great for birding.

Ledges/Overbrook Loop

An 850 vertical foot strenuous hike (2 hours and 3 miles round-trip) to the top of Lenox Mountain (2,126 ft. elev.) Enjoy the vista of Mount Greylock to the north, the Taconic Range to the west, and the Catskill Mountains of New York to the southwest. Caution—due to steep slopes and possible slippery conditions, Ledges Trail should only be hiked up, not down.