Trail Opened on Bear Garden Hill

We recently completed a new recreational trail on our Bear Garden Hill/Boiling Spring property in Concord. The short loop trail brings visitors to a section of this 42‐acre site, that … Read more

WWP Embarks on Renewable Energy Conservation

The Walden Woods Project has begun its conversion to renewable energy as a power source for its headquarters in Lincoln, MA. We are purchasing approximately 32,000 kWh that is generated … Read more

Arrival of Spring in Walden Woods

Photograph of adult spotted salamander

Thoreau was keenly aware of the change in seasons, and of the awakening of the woods and small ponds that occur in the spring time. In his journal he noted, … Read more

Walden Pond Visitor Center Open

WPSR Visitor Center

As the new year begins, the stunning, new Walden Pond State Reservation Visitor Center is now open to the public. As the official Friends of Walden Pond, The Walden Woods … Read more

The Walden Woods Project’s New Website

Image of WWP's new website

Welcome to our new website! The new site continues to feature our vast collection of content by and about Henry David Thoreau, information about Walden Pond and its surrounding lands as well as broader land conservation and the global environment, our education programs and resources and The Farm at Walden Woods. What has changed is that the site is easier to navigate, works better on mobile devices and features like search have been improved.

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Teachers Approaching Walden this summer

teachers at the cabin replica at Walden

The 2016 Approaching Walden professional development seminar for high school teachers was a great success this past July. Our program grew this year to serve 32 teachers from across the … Read more