The Walden Woods Project preserves the land, literature and legacy of Henry David Thoreau to foster an ethic of environmental stewardship and social responsibility …
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The Land

The Land

How we protect Thoreau’s Walden Woods

The Literature

The Literature

The Transcendentalists: Their Lives & Writings

The Legacy

The Legacy

Discover Student and Teacher Resources

Ken Burns Presents “Walden”, A Ewers Brothers Production

Upcoming Events

On Belonging In Outdoor Spaces

Join us for a free series featuring speakers whose work is advancing efforts to strengthen belonging and connection between communities of color and the outdoors. Claudia Fox Tree: February 22, 2023 7:00pm EST. via ZOOM José González: March 29, 2023  7:00pm EST. via ZOOM More information and registration details here:... Read more

Approaching Walden 2023

Applications are now open for Approaching Walden 2023! Approaching Walden is a six-day professional development seminar for educators and graduate students. The seminar provides teachers with the skills they need to lead their students in a study of their home community. This place-based interdisciplinary workshop uses Henry David Thoreau’s writings... Read more

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