Guided Walk at the Pfieffer Arboretum

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Come discover a special place in Great Barrington. Our guided walk will focus on tree and shrub identification as well the native birds and wildlife supported here.  

In 1997, the 38-acre Pfeiffer Arboretum property was donated to the Great Barrington Land Conservancy by the Pfeiffer family, who had owned and enjoyed the property for many decades. A quiet walking loop and spur trail traverse a diverse native forest habitat and provide a view of Long Pond (a private reservoir and protected water supply for the village of Housatonic).  A perfect trail for all ages, expect easy terrain, 2 sections of continuous bog bridging and a boardwalk and viewing platform. Sturdy hiking shoes are recommended / Midday Munchies will be provided.

DIRECTIONS: From the center of Great Barrington, head north and follow signs to Route 41. Proceed onto Route 41 and make a left turn onto Christian Hill Road. Follow Christian Hill until Division Street, where Christian Hill, at the blinking red light at Division Street, becomes Long Pond Road. Continue .6 miles from the blinking light. Look for the Pfeiffer Arboretum sign and trailhead on the left.  Parking is limited. The Pfeiffer Arboretum is at 249 Long Pond Road.

The Pfeiffer Arboretum on Long Pond Road is owned and cared for by Great Barrington Land Conservancy