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Audubon Sharon, 325 Cornwall Bridge Rd., Sharon, CT, sharon.audubon.org

Nature sanctuaries, education center and wildlife rehabilitation clinic. 

Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Rd., Stockbridge, MA, www.berkshirebotanical.org

Breadloaf Mountain Hiking Trail, Corner of Routes 4 and 7, Cornwall Bridge, CT

Hiking with views, trail is clearly marked. Follow  Appalachian Trail north to Pine Knob Loop or south toward Kent. 

Bull’s Bridge, Rte 7, South Kent,  CT

Scenic, historic covered bridge, waterfalls, old power station, riverwalk, Appalachian Trail, fly-fishing.

Buttercup Farm Audubon Sanctuary, off  Rte  82 between Pine Plains and Stanfordville, NY, www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor

500 acres of diverse habitats, six miles of trails throughout the sanctuary. Open daily year-round. 

Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust, Flanders Rd., Woodbury, CT, www.flandersnaturecenter.org

Sanctuaries and preserves, farm, community garden, hiking trails, maps, programs for all ages. 

Kent Falls State Park, Rte 7, Kent, CT

Waterfall, open field, picnic area with tables, wooded trails for hiking, parking. 

Litchfield Hills Audubon Society, Boyd Woods Sanctuary, Rt. 254, Litchfield, CT, www.lhasct.org

Macedonia Brook State Park, 159 Macedonia Brook  Rd, Kent, CT

Campsites, picnicking, stream fishing, hiking, biking. Park open 8 am-sunset. 

Miles Wildlife Sanctuary, 99 West Cornwall Rd, Sharon, CT, www.sharon.audubon.org

Self-guided trails, hiking and  birding. The sanctuary is part of Sharon Audubon. 

Project Native, 342 North Plain Rd, Housatonic, MA, www.projectnative.org

A 54-acre farm, nursery and wildlife sanctuary. The butterfly house is open daily, 10:30 am-4 pm. Free. 

Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area, PO Box 493, Salisbury, CT 06068

Weantinoge Heritage Land Trust, Pratt Glenn Preserve, 40 A Obtuse Rd. North, Brookfield, CT

White Memorial Conservation Center, 80 Whitehall Rd.Litchfield, CT www.whitememorialcc.org