Walden in Farsi

Ali Taghdarreh had never left his country of Iran until 2015. As the first translator of Walden into Farsi (Persian) it had been his dream to stand on the shores … Read more

Thoreau Stamp Issued

Thoreau Stamp

The U.S. Postal Service has issued a new Henry David Thoreau stamp in commemoration of the bicentennial of Thoreau’s birth this year. In a ceremony held on May 23, 2017, … Read more

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

Welcome!

Hello from Walden Woods! The Farm at Walden Woods is one of the most visible farms in Massachusetts, located on Route 2 eastbound right after the Sudbury Road lights. This … 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