Boston Nature Center & Wildlife Sanctuary
Located just outside of downtown Boston on the former grounds of the Boston State Hospital, the Boston Nature Center (BNC) is a community-based urban sanctuary. Trails and boardwalks traverse meadows and wetlands, home to over 150 species of birds, 40 species of butterflies, and more than 350 species of plants. Year-round programs help foster an appreciation for nature and the environment. Read More
Sanctuary News & Events
Are you looking forward to Summer 2015? We sure are—especially now that summer camp registration is open!
The second annual In Bloom, In Boston: Promising Practices in Nature-based Early Childhood Education conference, a collaboration between the Boston Nature Center and Antioch New England, is being held on March 17 at the Boston Nature Center.
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
Join Mass Audubon
Membership benefits include free admission to all of our wildlife sanctuaries across the state, plus discounts on programs and shop purchases.