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Wood's Pond

Willow Creek Road, Lenox, MA
413-637-2210
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Ranked #9 of 12 Attractions in Lenox
Description: Visitors to the Berkshires can ride the Berkshire Scenic Railway around this pretty pond.
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Lenox, Massachusetts
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62 reviews 62 reviews
20 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Very easy to launch your canoe or kayak right at woods pond. You can paddle up river and explore all of the little inlets and look for beavers and a variety of birds including bald eagles. The pond does get a lot of plants/weeds that grow over the summer but there is still a good path to paddle up the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Did a 90 minute tandem kayak paddle on the Housatonic River upstream down to Wood's Pond. Current was modest and the river was quiet with only a few birds and turtles in view. The pond itself is somewhat choked with vegetation.

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Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I am a Berkshire resident year round and I have been meaning to go to this pond for forever. The beauty doesn't start until you get upstream. As you get past the pond to the left under the foot bridge and get into the river system. It's like no other place. We (My wife and I) were met by Hundreds... More

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Lenox, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2012 via mobile

Across the tracks from the scenic railway and at the base of October Mountain State Park the boat launch is great for kayaking on Woods Pond and up the Housatonic River. Lots of wildlife and views up this peaceful spot. Kayaks can be rented at Arcadian shop or other places.

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