Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary

Spanning Easthampton and Northampton, Arcadia’s diverse terrain (forest, meadows, grasslands, marsh, and wetlands) attracts an extraordinary variety of wildlife. You will also find a thriving population of wildflowers, thanks to its rich, loamy soil, which is characteristic of the Connecticut River floodplain. Read More

Sanctuary News & Events

Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event May 30, 2015
Ruby-throated hummingbird

Join us for the first Valley Bird Festival on Saturday, May 30, from 10 am – 2 pm. This free event will be held at Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary in partnership with environmental organizations from throughout the valley.


Mass Audubon’s Connecticut River Valley Sanctuaries have launched a new program that allows you to adopt an acre of grassland. You can directly protect essential habitat by adopting an acre or more of the 185 acres of grassland we maintain at Arcadia, Laughing Brook, and Graves Farm Wildlife Sanctuaries.

upgrades to office space and gift and display area

Stop by to see recent updates to Arcadia's Wildlife Sanctuary Visitor Center including replacement windows that will save more energy, dual flush toilets, upgrades to the volunteer and staff office space, and a new gift shop and display/exhibit area.

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Upcoming Programs

May 24, 2015 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Enjoy a quiet spring evening on the water. We will listen to bird sounds and look for birds, beaver and...
May 30, 2015 10:00am - 2:00pm
Enjoy the first Valley Bird Festival slated for Saturday, May 30th from 10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m along...
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Birthday Parties


Looking for a place to have an exciting and memorable birthday? We offer birthday parties with fun outdoor activities led by a naturalist. Learn More

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Membership benefits include free admission to all of our wildlife sanctuaries across the state, plus discounts on programs and shop purchases.

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