Field Farm, Williamstown
Field Farm is a 316acre nature preserve and farm in Williamstown, Massachusetts, managed by the Trustees of Reservations. There are 4.5mi of hiking trails on the reservation, which pass by swamp land, a pond, and the "Caves Lot" which features underground channels that water had cut into the limestone there. An International Style house, built in 1948 by Edwin Goodell, is operated as a bed and breakfast inn. Also on the site is The Folly, a small guest house designed by Ulrich Franzen in 1966. The Folly is currently open for guided tours. The property also contains a sculpture garden.The property was donated to the Trustees in 1984 by Eleanore Bloedel, the widow of Lawrence Bloedel. Lawrence Bloedel was the librarian of Williams College and a son of businessman Julius Bloedel. Bloedel was a noted art collector. Upon his death, his collection of 300 artworks was bequeathed to the Whitney Museum of American Art and to the Williams College Museum of Art. Some of the artworks donated to Williams are on display at Field Farm, on loan to The Trustees.By using our Williamstown trip planner, you can arrange your visit to Field Farm and other attractions in Williamstown.
Field Farm Reviews
This is our second stay here in 2 years. Breakfasts are wonderful, staff very helpful and accommodating. Hiking on property, swimming pool in a tranquil setting with gorgeous view. more »
On a recent visit to Wiliamstown, my daughter and I decided to take a walk at Field Farm. There are five trails; we did the Pond Trail which was an easy walk. Next time we will do one of the other tra... more »
Excellent family friendly hiking no public restrooms just a porta potty sometimes.
A beautiful Trustees of Reservation property open to the public. Many short (under 3 miles), well-marked hiking trails. Pond and vista of mount greylock. Easy parking off of Sloan road.
Plan your trip to Williamstown
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Williamstown
Side trips from Williamstown
Hidden gems in Williamstown
Plans to Field Farm by other users
4 days in Williamstown BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Rifle & Williamstown BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 32 days in Berkshires BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 35 days in Berkshires BY A USER FROM ISRAEL October, culture, outdoors, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 56 days in Albany BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Massachusetts BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium