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

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The spring has been a busy time for our environmental educators with many schools choosing to enrich their students' education with field trips to Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary.


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.

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Upcoming Programs

September 2, 2015 9:00am - 12:00pm
Come join us for a walk in the forest, field, and wetlands of Arcadia to search for summer-blooming plants. ...
September 7, 2015 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Enjoy a late summer paddle down the Mill River. At this time of year we should begin to see some of the...
September 12, 2015 9:00am - 12:00pm
Visit fields, wet areas, and upland forest to seach for goldenrods, silverrod, and white, blue, and purple...
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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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