Phone

(413) 245-1264

Email

info@norcrosswildlife.org

Opening Hours

Closed for the season

Our Saturday Hikes Return!

Interested in hiking trails in the Norcross Wildlife Sanctuary not typically available to the public?  Join us for one, or both, of these autumn hikes!

Saturday, October 14, 2023 LaFond Oak Forest Program Hike
The Norcross Wildlife Foundation is proud to present the annual LaFond Oak Forest Program in memory of Eugene W. LaFond and Helen Mason LaFond.
Join us for a staff led hike to the top of Bear and Tupper Hills deep in the Sanctuary!
Observe a variety of habitats and fall floliage as we hike on trails not typically available to the public.
This moderate to difficult hike is geared for adults, is at a moderate pace, and is approximately 4.2 miles long.
Dress in appropriate clothing and footwear; be prepared for elevation, roots, and rocks.
Dogs are not allowed.
Please meet at the Trailhead kiosk by 9:30 am to sign in.
If there is inclement weather, please call 413-245-1353 to confirm that the hike will be taking place.

Saturday, October 28, 2023, Hike to Vineca Pond
Join us for a hike to the beautiful Vineca Pond deep in the Sanctuary!
Observe a variety of habitats as we hike past the canal and dams on paths not typically available to the public.
This moderate hike is geared for adults, is at a moderate pace, and is approximately 3.5 miles long.
Dress in appropriate clothing and footwear; be prepared for roots, rocks, and maybe even some mud!
Dogs are not allowed.
Please meet at the Trailhead kiosk by 9:30 am to sign in.
If there is inclement weather, please call 413-245-1353 to confirm that the hike will be taking place.

Photo credit:  Melody Paine; Imperfect Joy Photography

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