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Leave It To Beaver – Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

Leave It To Beaver – Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

Where We Went : Mass Audubon Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary / Lenox, MA When We Went : End of June Difficulty (Boots 1 - 10) : 1 Boot Trail Length : 7 miles of trails (All Persons Trail: 0.3 miles) How Long it Took Us : 2.5 Hours Overview : Gee whiz, Wally!...

So Nice, We Hiked It Twice – Natural Bridge State Park

So Nice, We Hiked It Twice – Natural Bridge State Park

Where We Went : Natural Bridge State Park (North Adams, MA) When We Went : Early June - both times! Difficulty (Boots 1 - 10) : 2 Boots around the Bridges Area - 1 Boot on the Elder Trail (Healthy Heart Trail) Trail Length : The Natural Bridge "Trail" is a short 0.3...

7 Berkshire County Date-Worthy Hikes

7 Berkshire County Date-Worthy Hikes

Looking for a  Berkshire County trail to take a hike with your honey? We've rounded up some of our favorite hikes perfect for some grown-up time.  We've included spots to grab a bite or pick up picnic essentials. Scroll through and plan your next adult adventure!FREE...

50 Things To Do On the Trail

50 Things To Do On the Trail

Sometimes keeping spirits up and minds occupied is more exhausting than the actual hiking! These games and activities will help you and your children stay engaged and interested out on the trail. Keep scrolling for all 50. 50 Things To Do On The Trail Follow the...

The Caveman Cometh – Tory Cave Falls

The Caveman Cometh – Tory Cave Falls

Where We Went: Tory Cave Falls - October Mountain State Forest, Lenoxdale, MA When We Went: Mid-June 2020 Difficulty (Boots 1 - 10): 2 Boots, (3 Boots to get to the cave) Trail Length: Just over 0.5 miles roundtrip How Long it Took Us: 1.5 hours...

Diamond In The Rough – Steven’s Glen

Diamond In The Rough – Steven’s Glen

Where We Went : Steven’s Glen - Richmond / West Stockbridge, MA When We Went : Mid-June Difficulty (Boots 1 - 10) : 2 Boots Trail Length : 1.4 miles round trip / 45 minutes How Long it Took Us : 2 hours Overview : One of the more overlooked waterfalls in the...

10 Quotes for Summer Solstice

10 Quotes for Summer Solstice

10 Quotes for Summer SolsticeSummer Solstice. The longest day of the year is at hand. Taken literally, solstice means that the sun stands still. But like naturalist Hal Borland said, "There is no standing still in any season. The earth turns, and the year turns, and...

Twitcher’s Paradise — Eugene D. Moran Wildlife Management Area

Twitcher’s Paradise — Eugene D. Moran Wildlife Management Area

Where We Went: Eugene D. Moran Wildlife Management Area, Windsor MA  When We Went: July & October Difficulty (Boots 1 - 10): 1 Boot Trail Length: Less than two miles of trail through the spruce grove on the Bosma Road Side. 2nd trail on Fobes Hill across the...

Picnics, Paths, & Pebbles – Bullitt Reservation

Picnics, Paths, & Pebbles – Bullitt Reservation

I don’t think you could there be a more perfect picnic spot than Bullitt Reservation. Between the tree-dotted hillside, the fragrant breeze of the expansive fields, and the plentiful bird sightings, we passed a memorable hour over peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.