The Last Green Valley, so many things to see and do.

Discovering the National Heritage Corridor in The Last Green Valley

What is the Last Green Valley?

Plan your visit to national heritage corridor the Last Green ValleyThe Last Green Valley is the 35-town National Heritage Corridor in eastern Connecticut and south-central Massachusetts. It’s also a member supported, non-profit stewardship organization working for you in the National Heritage Corridor. We help you to care for it, enjoy it, and pass it on.

With almost 2 million visitors last year, The Last Green Valley has something for everyone.
♦ Learn what eating local is all about
♦ Paddle the National Recreation Water Trails on the Quinebaug and Willimantic Rivers
♦ Explore the local history that helped launch this nation
♦ Discover the Route 169 National Scenic Byway
♦ Visit a farm, and get lost in a corn maze
♦ Hike through miles of forested trails
♦ Browse our intriguing and unique shops
♦ And then enjoy the comfort of one of our charming inns.

Ashford – Brimfield – Brooklyn – Canterbury – Chaplin – Charlton – Coventry
Dudley – East Brookfield – Eastford – Franklin – Griswold – Hampton – Holland – Killingly
Lebanon – Lisbon – Mansfield – Norwich – Oxford – Plainfield – Pomfret – Preston
Putnam – Scotland – Southbridge – Sprague – Sterling – Sturbridge – Thompson
Union – Voluntown – Webster – Windham – Woodstock

Celebrate Earth Day in The Last Green Valley

Happy Earth Day!  You can help us keep our favorite part of Earth – The Last Green Valley – clean and green!  Over the last three years, 3,200 volunteers have collected 74,700 pounds of trash from our parks, rivers, and roadways!  This year, many towns, businesses, and community groups have planned Earth Month and River […]


April Member Program

TLGV Members are invited to join us for Charlton Day on Saturday, April 25th for a variety of activities.  Join Chief Ranger Bill Reid and Lead Ranger Marcy Dawley as we travel to Charlton, MA, for the town’s Earth Day activities. It’s a fun-filled day and we’ll be participating in the town wide cleanup, EarthFest […]


Ranger Marcy’s Acorn Adventure

Join Ranger Marcy for a Salamander Search at Mansfield Hollow State Park on Sunday,  April 19th, from 1 – 3 pm at Mansfield Hollow State Park off of Bassett Bridge Road, Mansfield.   Sponsored by Putnam Bank! Will the snow be gone by April 19th for our Salamander Search?  If so, we may see (but not […]


March Quiz Winner

Congratulations to Cynthia D., who was chosen among those who correctly answered the March quiz question. She knew that there are about 45 miles of paddling on the the Quinebaug River Water Trail, a National Recreation Trail.  Cynthia has won a TLGV Membership Package.  See if you can answer this month’s quiz question about Earth […]


Plan a Cleanup and Help Keep The Last Green Valley Clean and Green!

As we look forward to springtime in The Last Green Valley, Earth Month and the accompanying cleanups are on our minds. Let the spring cleaning begin! Did you know that The Last Green Valley, Inc. (TLGV) offers funds for cleanups? These funds are easy to apply for, and are available for nonprofits, municipal, state, regional […]


Upcoming Events

  1. The Last Green Valley’s 1st Annual Springtime Hopscotch Challenge!

    April 7 @ 12:00 am - April 30 @ 12:00 am
  2. Thompson Town-wide Roadside Cleanup

    April 27 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)
    Every day until April 30, 2015
  3. After School Nature Club

    April 27 @ 3:15 pm - 5:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)
    Every week until April 30, 2015
  4. Violin and Viola Lessons (Ages 5 – Adult)

    April 27 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)
    Every week until April 27, 2015

    April 28 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    Every week until May 26, 2015

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