Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary’s Wild Thing trail race Lenox — Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary’s fifth annual Wild Thing 5K/10K trail race and 5K walk Wednesday, June 24, through Sunday, June 28. For over 100 years, Pleasant Valley was managed for livestock. Jan 4, 2014 - Search over 100,000 trails with trail info, maps, detailed reviews, and photos curated by millions of hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. I paid a nominal fee and got a trail map at the office, before heading out. Public programs. The Bay Circuit Trail and Greenway or Bay Circuit is a Massachusetts recreational trail and greenway connecting the outlying suburbs of Boston from Plum Island in Newburyport to Kingston Bay in Duxbury, a distance of 200 miles (320 km).. The Pleasant Valley Sanctuary offers a variety of well-maintained trails in the woods. Bing Maps has a collection of great trails with directions to trail heads as well as photos. Lenox Town Map Lenox Town Map 3 miles away. Perhaps best of all, Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary is literally just a few minutes walk from the door of our Berkshires bed and breakfast, Brook Farm Inn! The trail starts at the junction with the Pleasant Valley Loop Trail (south side), 2.4 miles west of the Goat Peak / Pleasant Valley Loop trailhead at an elevation of 3390 feet. Trail Map Downloads. The non-member entrance fee is just $5. A local attorney, Kelton Burbank, worked to set aside this land for public use. The 5K The property was purchased in 1994 with additional acreage purchased in 2002 as a part of the Kinnickinnic River Fisheries Area. Sanctuary Highlights • A universally accessible All Persons Trail that winds past towering hemlocks to a boardwalk, where visitors can watch for wildlife from a deck overlooking Pike’s Pond, with trail materials in large print, Braille, audio, and tactile formats. Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary is ranked #7 out of 15 things to do in The Berkshires. In 2014, NHA partnered with the Northeast Wilderness Trust to place a forever-wild easement on the property. See 33 photos and 3 tips from 222 visitors to Mass Audubon Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary. One event on November 22, 2020 at 3:00 PM. The Massachusetts Audubon Society owns 33 square miles of land and has 92 miles of public trails. The property was purchased in 1994 with additional acreage purchased in 2002 as a part of the Kinnickinic River Fisheries Area. The landscape is still predominantly summer-green, but the swamp maples are flush with color and the hills, too, are painted with strokes of carmine, orange, gold and violet. Our most visited property, these 81.3 acres are a combination of early succession forest, mature upland forest, wetlands and meadows. Bing Maps has a collection of great trails with directions to trail heads as well as photos. Lenox Village Map Lenox Village Map 3 miles away. "If you're not already a member, now's a great time to..." Trail in Lenox, MA Review of Pleasant Valley Sanctuary Reviewed July 22, 2018 If you are looking for something fun to do with the whole family, a short or long hike at Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary is an excellent activity for an hour or a whole afternoon. Once Managed for Livestock — Now Managed for Wildlife. Discover trails like Pleasant Valley Sanctuary Trail Massachusetts, find information like trail length, elevation, difficulty, activities, and nearby businesses. The Alice Bemis Thompson Wildlife Sanctuary is a 300-acre wildlife sanctuary owned by New Hampshire Audubon (NHA). Lenox Mountain(Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary) Met up with a very old friend of mine, Shelby, on a beautiful day for a hike in the Berkshires.