Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary

Spanning hundreds of acres of protected beach, fields, woodlands, pond, and marsh, Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary was created by generous families who opted to conserve their land. Extensive trail systems offer ocean and pond views from many vantage points and afford visitors a full day of walking and birding. Read More

Sanctuary News & Events

Duck Derby

This year was indeed the “Lucky 13th” year for the Allens Pond Duck Derby with a record number of 6,931 ducks racing on the incoming tide at Barney’s Joy. Congratulations to all the winners. See the official list of this year's winners!

Illustration of a sanderling

Who are these diminutive white shorebirds that materialize suddenly each July and August along Atlantic beaches? Sanderlings (Calidris alba) are among the most widespread of sandpipers, a group noted for spanning the globe in migration. 

New Blue Star Logo

Mass Audubon's Southcoast sanctuaries are proud to offer free admission to active-duty U.S. military personnel and their families from Memorial Day to Labor Day through the Blue Star Museums program.

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Upcoming Programs

August 31, 2016 6:00pm - 7:30pm
What better place to practice yoga than the Stone Barn, with nothing but the sounds of birds and nature...
September 2, 2016 9:00am - 10:30am
What better place to practice yoga than the Stone Barn, with nothing but the sounds of birds and nature...
September 3, 2016 9:00am - 10:30am
What better place to practice yoga than the Stone Barn, with nothing but the sounds of birds and nature...
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Duck Derby

Duck Derby

Join us for this fun annual event and...
Win a trip for two anywhere in the world!
Adopt your ducks today

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Two people walking

Explore 7 miles of trails through various habitats at Allens Pond. Learn More