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Wood's Pond

Willow Creek Road, Lenox, MA
+1 413-637-2210
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Not Worth the Effort

Stopped over at Wood's Pond and parked at the end of Housanic Street. Walked across the bridge and... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2016
Ellicott City, Maryland
via mobile
nice views

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

Reviewed 20 April 2016
Lenox, Massachusetts
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Visitors to the Berkshires can ride the Berkshire Scenic Railway around this pretty pond.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good44%
  • Average0%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
6 Oct 2016
“Not Worth the Effort”
20 Apr 2016
“nice views”
Willow Creek Road, Lenox, MA
Willow Creek Road, Lenox, MA
+1 413-637-2210
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JPMiles / Payback Arrow
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Reviewed 6 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...More

2  Thank Scorpio1109
Reviewed 20 April 2016

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

2  Thank marty2406
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
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,...More

Thank S A
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
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...More

2  Thank countrytravelers15
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
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...More

3  Thank Chuk P
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...More

11  Thank sirius7
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18 February 2016|
Response from David Z | Reviewed this property |
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