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
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!
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.
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.