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Address: Willow Creek Road, Lenox, MA
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+1 413-637-2210

Visitors to the Berkshires can ride the Berkshire Scenic Railway around...

Visitors to the Berkshires can ride the Berkshire Scenic Railway around this pretty pond.

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nice views

Enjoy now, as pond maybe dredged to take out PCB and that will make a mess. Lovely views of October mountain.

Reviewed 21 April 2016
Lenox, Massachusetts
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Ellicott City, Maryland
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped over at Wood's Pond and parked at the end of Housanic Street. Walked across the bridge and turned left along a compacted rock road. Walked to the end where it met a paved road going up a hill so we turned around. The pond was at least 90% covered with algae. (Perhaps it was the season). Also, signs warning... More 

1 Thank Scorpio1109
Lenox, Massachusetts
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Enjoy now, as pond maybe dredged to take out PCB and that will make a mess. Lovely views of October mountain.

1 Thank marty2406
Brooklyn, New York, United States
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297 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2015

Another place that was hard to find... there is no street address for a pond... but worth it once we arrived.

Thank David Z
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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113 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2015

Many trails in this area but some of them take you on multi-use areas so be careful. Great place to put in your kayak and observe the birds and other wildlife. Have bug spray and water. Bears are frequent here. Along with beaver, blue heron, geese, ducks and eagles. (many others birds) If will be a sad day when they... More 

Thank S A
Lenox, Massachusetts
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2015

Easy park at the end of Housatonic Street in Lenox near the RR station. Water level route around "pond" for abnout 3/4 mile then uphill to camp sites all on dirt road.

Thank Johnberk
Lenox, Massachusetts
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63 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2014

Very easy to launch your canoe or kayak right at woods pond. You can paddle up river and explore all of the little inlets and look for beavers and a variety of birds including bald eagles. The pond does get a lot of plants/weeds that grow over the summer but there is still a good path to paddle up the... More 

2 Thank countrytravelers15
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 August 2014

Did a 90 minute tandem kayak paddle on the Housatonic River upstream down to Wood's Pond. Current was modest and the river was quiet with only a few birds and turtles in view. The pond itself is somewhat choked with vegetation.

Thank L Kendrick M
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2014

I am a Berkshire resident year round and I have been meaning to go to this pond for forever. The beauty doesn't start until you get upstream. As you get past the pond to the left under the foot bridge and get into the river system. It's like no other place. We (My wife and I) were met by Hundreds... More 

3 Thank Chuk P
Lenox, Massachusetts
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2012 via mobile

Across the tracks from the scenic railway and at the base of October Mountain State Park the boat launch is great for kayaking on Woods Pond and up the Housatonic River. Lots of wildlife and views up this peaceful spot. Kayaks can be rented at Arcadian shop or other places.

11 Thank sirius7

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