Flying Deer Nature Center has two home bases: the Abode of the Message in New Lebanon, New York, and our new home in East Chatham, New York. We also offer year-round programming at Bartholomew's Cobble in Sheffield, Massachusetts.
Our mailing address is 5 Abode Rd., New Lebanon, NY 12125.
Directions to our New Lebanon Campus
GPS address: 5 Abode Rd., New Lebanon, NY
From the east: Take Route 20 west from Pittsfield, MA; cross the NY line and watch on your left for Darrow Road.
From the south: Take Route 22 north into New Lebanon and at the intersection turn right onto Route 20 east. After 1/4 mile, turn right onto Shaker Rd., which merges into Darrow Road after 1 mile.
From the west: Take Route 20 east into New Lebanon and turn right on Shaker Road (1/4 mile past the intersection of Routes 20 and 22), which merges onto Darrow Road after 1 mile.
On Darrow Road: Please obey Darrow School's 25 mph speed limit—this is very important!
To Program Parking Area: Turn right onto Chairfactory Road. After approximately 1/10 mile, turn left into the parking lot marked with the Flying Deer sign.
To the Flying Deer Discovery Den: Continue straight on Darrow Road (past turnoff to Chairfactory Road) and proceed approximately 1/10 mile up the hill until you see a large red barn on your right. Park in the large parking lot past the barn. The Flying Deer Discovery Den is in the big red barn on the first floor, facing the road.
Directions to our East Chatham Campus
GPS address: 122 Daley Rd., East Chatham, NY
Please approach our campus from Route 9 only. Do not approach from Rt. 295.
From the west: Heading east on Rt. 295, do not take Daley Road directly off Rt. 295; instead, continue east and turn right onto Rt. 9 in East Chatham. Follow Rt. 9 for 1.9 miles and take a slight right onto Daley Road. Continue for half a mile to 122 Daley Rd. on your left.
From the east: Heading west on Rt. 295, take a slight left turn onto Rt. 9 in the center of East Chatham. Follow Rt. 9 for 1.9 miles and take a slight right onto Daley Road. Continue for half a mile to 122 Daley Rd. on your left.
Directions to Bartholomew's Cobble
GPS address: 105 Weatogue Road, Ashley Falls, Sheffield, MA
From Mass Turnpike (I-90): Take Exit 2 for Rt. 20 East. Follow 4.6 mi., then take 1st right onto Rt. 102 West/Pleasant St. Go 6.6 mi. Turn left onto Rt. 7 South. After 8.5 mi., turn right onto Rt. 7A and follow for 0.5 mi. Turn right onto Rannapo Rd. and follow for 1.5 mi. Turn right onto Weatogue Rd. to entrance and Visitor’s Center parking on your left. If you cross a bridge over the Housatonic River, you have gone too far.
From Rt. 7 North in Canaan, CT: Turn left onto Rt. 7A and cross state border. Turn left onto Rannapo Rd. and follow for 0.8 mi. Turn left onto Weatogue Rd. to entrance and Visitor’s Center parking on your left. If you cross a bridge over the Housatonic River, you have gone too far.