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Pleasant Valley Sanctuary

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Address: 472 W Mountain Rd, Lenox, MA 01240-2037
Phone Number: 413-637-0320
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9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Activities: Birdwatching, Viewing wildlife, Hiking
Description: This 1,500-acre sanctuary, along the slopes of Lenox Mountain, features...
This 1,500-acre sanctuary, along the slopes of Lenox Mountain, features several miles of hiking and biking trails.
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Great place to visit if you like nature.

We took what they referred to as the easy way to the top which was still a challenge. There were some places that you had to cross water by stepping on rocks. Other places you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We took what they referred to as the easy way to the top which was still a challenge. There were some places that you had to cross water by stepping on rocks. Other places you had to climb up a few feet of rock. Really had to be careful but it was well worth it. The area is beautiful and... More 

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Stratford, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Lovely place to visit, with interconnecting trails to make the walk as long or short as you wish. Keep track though, or you might be caught in an endless loop. Very easy walk for any age, not demanding at all, but quite lovely

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

This place is great but please be well informed before tackling Ledge trails to the top of Lenox Mountain. The trail is very steep, requires grabbing roots, full of leaves (slippery when wet!), seems endless (and least to me!!) and there is NO turning back once you have gotten into it. Okay, let's just say turning back is not is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Loved the scenery and view from the fire tower top. Relatively easy hiking anyone should be able to do. Plenty of maps and marks for the trails. Loved the wildlife seen,

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Boston, MA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Perfect for families! Many easy trails. We went when there was still lots of snow on the ground, but it was a beautiful sunny day and we had the place to ourselves. Wonderful to listen to the water bubbling all around us in the many streams.

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long island, ny
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Easy marked trails . buetiful scenery while we hiked thru freshly fallen snow.animal tracks everywhere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Great flat trails and more challenging ones. A snowshoe heaven! Great birding. Wonderful for an hour hike or an all day excursion

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We had a morning in Lenox before leaving, so we visited the sanctuary after reading Trip Advisor reviews. Quite a disappointment. There was much hype about beavers, but we saw none. In fact, the only animals we saw were one frog, one bird and a lot of mosquitoes. Trails are well marked and there are easy walks, but there are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Quiet and beutiful. Spotted some beavers and birds. Well marked trailes and easy walk.We did not go to the top so we will be coming again someday, hopefully soon :)

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Durham, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

It was a beautiful autumn morning so we saw it at its best. We were there for a couple of hours but you could take much longer walks if you wanted. If you went for longer it would be worth taking some refreshments -we could not find any available but that is not what we went for after all.

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Additional Information about Pleasant Valley Sanctuary

Address: Address: 472 W Mountain Rd, Lenox, MA 01240-2037
Phone Number: 413-637-0320
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  Lenox
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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