Size: 35 acres
The 35-acre Berlin Road Preserve provides access to hiking along Berlin Mountain’s northern flank. This parcel is notable for its mix of mature, mid-to-late successional woodlands, a stream and waterfall, as well as a diverse herb layer. This parcel is part of the 610-acre Berlin Mountain Recreation Area, a year-round, passive-use hub on the western edge of Williamstown.
Size: 35 acres
Caretaker Farm is one of the nation’s oldest CSA farms and a training ground for generations of farmers.
Size: 2.84 acres
Cold Spring was the first water-delivery source for Williamstown. In 1847, wooden pipes channeled water from the spring to downtown Williamstown.
Fitch Memorial Woodlands
Also known as Edward H. Fitch Memorial Woodlands
Size: 20.5 acres
Fitch Trail to RRR Brooks junction: 2.2 miles (out-and-back)
The Fitch Memorial Woodlands bridges the distance between Sheep Hill and the Taconic Trail State Park, and a hike on the Fitch Trail leads overtop Bee Hill to the Flora Glen.
Size: 1.1 acres
The northerly corner of Williamstown’s Five Corners Historic District.
Size: 60 acres
Harmon Pond Trail: 0.6 miles (round-trip)
Harmon Pond is a gem of a landscape: dense forest, marshland, fields, and the pond are home to a variety of waterfowl, raptors, and water-loving mammals.
Size: 12.2 acres
Hemlock Brook is a family-friendly nature preserve with a brook and shady hemlocks, conveniently accessible from Margaret Lindley Park.
Size: 10 acres
The Lehovec Natural Area offers a peaceful respite along the banks of the Green River, within walking distance of downtown Williamstown.
Size: 6.44 acres
No trails on this property.
The Northwest Hill Road property is a diverse one: In just under seven acres, you will find a mix of wetland, meadow, edge habitat, and forest.
Size: 4.99 acres
A mix of field and forest with views to the east of Greylock and the Hopper. Part of a mosaic of conserved land along the Route 2 corridor.
Size: 371 acres
The site of Williamstown’s classic Pine Cobble Trail, and access to the Appalachian and Long Trails. The preserve offers expansive views of the valley, and interesting ecological features including pitch pine trees and quartzite outcroppings.
Size: 21.86 acres
Reynolds Field, with its gently rolling knolls and swales, sits between the base of the Taconic Mountains and the West Branch of the Green River.
Size: 52.5 acres
The home of Williamstown Rural Lands. Stop by for a stunning hike through the meadow, to search for pollywogs in Josiah’s Pond, or to see our interpretive exhibits on nature and local history.
Size: 14.22 acres
1 mile (round trip)
The Smith Property fits neatly into a collection of conserved land near Bee Hill and the Flora Glen. Accessible via the Smith Trail, by way of Sara Tenney Trail.
Size: 178 acres
2.6 miles (out-and-back)
A forested gem along the Route 2 open space corridor. Nearly 200 acres, with striking views of past land use and natural features like wolf trees and the sheer drop of a cliff.
Size: 82 acres
A wonderfully varied stretch of land: 2000’ of river frontage, stands of evergreen and northern hardwood trees, and a number of intermittent streams and small swamps.