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Canoe Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary

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Address: Holmes Rd., Pittsfield, MA
Phone Number: 413-637-0320

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Some Peace in South County...

Beautiful scenery, trails, ponds and fields which are all a part of the Audubon system of trails..Self-guided walks which compliment tours given by Audubon Leaders.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 4, 2016
Cheshire, Massachusetts
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Cheshire, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

Beautiful scenery, trails, ponds and fields which are all a part of the Audubon system of trails..Self-guided walks which compliment tours given by Audubon Leaders.

Thank gnaturecenter
Bridgewater, New Jersey
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful Wildlife Sanctuary! Easy to walk and navigate with teens. Very picturesque it feels like you're in another world. My family and I enjoyed it so much and walk on a beautiful day with no humidity..

Thank NewJersey4
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Good views and well maintained. I believe this place is just another of the many politically correct areas where the politics spoil the experience. But to those who like a nice walk, it is nice. On the more positive side there are fields and meadows right off the main trails where you may believe that this is a special place.Compared... More 

Thank Thomas A
Lenox, Massachusetts
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79 reviews
33 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

A beautifully maintained natural sanctuary for local wildlife. Have been here several times. Have seen all kinds of wildlife, including beavers and otters!

Thank constance f
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68 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Great place to check out trails, animals, birds, trees, beautiful nature at it's best. If you'd like to go bring a snack and some water and hit the trails and go for a nice walk and enjoy some nature. Been going since I was a kid..

Thank katylovespopcorn
West Midlands, United Kingdom
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569 reviews
108 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 247 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2016

Having had a couple of excellent trips to Pleasant Valley we thought we would try another reserve but we were sadly disappointed on 3 counts: 1. Although there are some way markings, no distances are mentioned either on the information board at the car park or path signs. 2. A lot of the paths are very overgrown. This would not... More 

Thank j w
Stockbridge, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2016

Gentile trails through varied terrain make for a leisurely and lovely afternoon. Fine for seniors in good shape - not too many seating spots. Not overbuilt at all, truly a wildlife sanctuary. Be sure to wear insect repellant in season - our family fondly calls this "bug meadows".

1 Thank Carolyn G
Ancaster, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful selection of interconnected trails with many wildlife viewing opportunities. Most of the trails are relatively easy for hiking.

1 Thank Terry B
Pittsfield MA
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2016

Just want to get outside for a little fresh air and nature? This is a good place to go, especially if you've got young'uns with you who aren't yet up for serious hiking, or elderly folk who can no longer handle anything super-strenuous. It's also one of the better options for late fall/early winter and late winter/early spring. There are... More 

2 Thank LVPD
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2016

We love this wildlife sanctuary which actually abuts our home on the opposite side! Trails are mostly flat making it a great choice for little ones and grandparents and everyone in-between. There is no attended building so admission is free (donations accepted on the honor system.) If you turn right along the Sacred Way Trail, and keep bearing right along... More 

3 Thank Tammy C

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