While staying with us at our beautiful Berkshires bed and breakfast, make sure to venture to the nearby Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary for a variety of fun activities, memorable experiences, and beautiful views. Whether you’re looking to take a brisk hike or settle in for an evening to watch the fireflies, this wildlife sanctuary nestled in Lenox, Massachusetts will surely add some excitement to your getaway!
With a property of over 1,000 acres and nearly seven miles of trails, Pleasant Valley is a perfect spot to immerse yourself amongst the flora and fauna of New England. This wildlife sanctuary captures every aspect of the Berkshires from the forests filled with native oaks, to the slopes of Lenox Mountain.
Unique Events & Programs
Nature lovers of all ages absorb the sights and sounds of this magical place with a large selection of fun programs throughout the year. The following are a couple of our favorites.
Canoeing the Housatonic River
If you’re into experiences you’ll never forget, a guided canoe trip is a great choice! Observe the wildlife of New England up close as you float along in a group while your guide explains the importance of the Housatonic River to the Berkshire region.
This program can be enjoyed by families with children no younger than 10, couples, groups, or singles, and ranges in price from $25-$35.
If hitting the trails is more your style of adventure, the new Pleasant Valley Wildlife Ramble program is the perfect fit for you! Enjoy guided walks along some of the trails within the wildlife sanctuary while learning history lesson of the property, and possibly spotting some animals!
Members of Mass Audubon can participate in this program for $3-$5, and non-members can pay $6-$8 to participate.
Make the Most of Your Berkshires Getaway
If you would like to learn more on how to become a member of Mass Audubon, or are interested in further exploring New England, we would be honored to help. When you book your stay with us, a walk on the wild side at Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary is just one of the many adventures you can look forward to!
The friendly staff at Hampton Terrace Inn loves seeing our guests embrace all of what Lenox and western Massachusetts have to offer. We encourage anyone who visits here to make the most out of their experience in the Berkshires as we are happy to assist you with your plans.Book Now