July 23, 2018 Mariah

Housatonic Heritage Hike at Basin Pond, Lee, 09/22/2018

Stroll through the northern hardwood forest and learn about the unique history of this conservation land.


Saturday, September 22, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Photo Credit: Gabrielle K. Murphy

Difficulty: Moderate (moderate pace, moderate elevation changes)

Description: The Basin Pond Trail is 2.5 miles and brings visitors through a natural amphitheater of rock-strewn slopes and cascading streams. State-of-the-art trail design and stonework create a trail with gentle grades and an intriguing visitor experience. Please bring lunch/snack, water, and wear appropriate footwear.


GPS 42.2959, -73.1612

From the intersection of Rt 102 & Rt 20 in Lee (at exit 2 of the Mass Pike), drive east on Rt 20 for 4 miles, turn left on Becket Rd (across from LuJohn’s Auction Gallery). Drive uphill 0.3 mile to the BNRC sign/parking area for Basin Pond, on the left or a little further up the road is a bigger parking area.

Email Mariah at mauman@bnrc.org or call 413-499-0596 to RSVP or with any questions regarding the Landkeepers Upcoming Hikes & Events.

For a full list of Housatonic Heritage Hikes visit: https://housatonicheritage.org/events/heritage-walks/