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Founded in 1853, Laurel Hill Association of Stockbridge, Massachusetts, is the oldest village improvement society in the United States. Our mission is to improve the quality of life and of the environment in the town of Stockbridge. Some of our activities include maintaining trails and properties for the public to enjoy, planting trees and flowers to beautify the town, and cooperating with the town and other organizations for community welfare. Please contact us if you’d like to join us!


Please help us keep the trails clean and safe for everyone to enjoy.


  • Use paths where available
  • Keep dogs on a leash
  • Pick up dog waste and take home
  • Carry out what you carry in
  • Leave NO trace
  • Respect plants and wildlife


  • Smoking, fires, or fireworks
  • Alcohol or drugs
  • Littering
  • Removal of natural materials
  • Amplified sound
  • Motorized vehicles
  • Hunting or camping
  • Entry into water or wetland

COVID-19 Safety Guidelines  
All LHA trails and properties are currently open to the public. LHA expects visitors to follow the below social distancing guidelines for health and safety:

  • Wear a face covering any time you aren’t able to be 6 feet away from others (all visitors over the age of two)
  • Stay at least 6 feet from others. Step aside on trails to let others pass when necessary.
  • Only one group at a time should cross Goodrich Memorial Bridge to ensure proper distancing.
  • If a parking area is full or a trail appears crowded, please come back another time.

Thank you for helping us provide a safe environment for all visitors and for enabling us to keep our trails and properties open for you to enjoy.

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