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So beautiful

This is one of the best locations I've found for bird watching. While it can have a LOT of... read more

Reviewed June 10, 2018
Berkshires, Massachusetts
Very peaceful place

This is a beautiful sanctuary for animals, birds,fish and all other living things. Many well marked... read more

Reviewed September 4, 2017
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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Holmes Rd., Pittsfield, MA
+1 413-637-0320
Most Helpful Positive Review
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...More

4  Thank Tammy C
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed November 5, 2013

Please be advised when hiking through Canoe Meadows that is was a former dumping ground for General Electric's PCB's. I was appalled to discover this ON MY WAY OUT of the park. I have been a decades long member of the Audoban Society, and long...More

17  Thank Cinoor2
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

This was a pretty walk and the trails were decent. It didn't have a ton to see but we still enjoyed it. Overall not our favorite Audubon but still worth a walk if you have extra time with nothing else to do. Make sure to...More

1  Thank travellingfamily400
Reviewed June 10, 2018

This is one of the best locations I've found for bird watching. While it can have a LOT of mosquitos in the summer, if you use some repellent, this location is wonderful for a calm walk and unique bird sightings.

Thank ADS80
Reviewed September 4, 2017

This is a beautiful sanctuary for animals, birds,fish and all other living things. Many well marked paths and trails to take through woods and around waterways. Take your time and enjoy the beauty that nature can create.

Thank davsprt714
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Lovely, easy trails. Lots of wildlife to be observed, some trails have benches to rest and take in the scenery. Small parking area. Long trails and short ones

1  Thank karebear70
Reviewed January 18, 2017

One of my favorite places to clear my head and see beautiful scenery! Cute little trails all good water, cute little bridges. Great place for an easy but beautiful hike.

Thank Nicole C
Reviewed January 15, 2017

This preserve has lovely trails thru the woods and along ponds where one can see water fowl and wild flowers. A large hill near the entrance is also quite good for x country skiing in winter. Never too crowded , a good place to take...More

Thank Kalikajane
Reviewed January 8, 2017

What a beautiful, unspoiled spot in the Berkshires, Must be experienced. Former property of Oliver Wendell Holmes it is like taking a step back in time.

Thank JPeterB
Reviewed January 4, 2017

Beautiful trails, wooden walkways, easy, but can be along walk, depending on trails you choose.. Trails to the right side were our kids favorites, trails to the left, (or going straight when you enter) are longer. Really good for little ones, (or seniors) took our...More

Thank AV413
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
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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