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
As part of TD Tree Days, a cooperative effort to plant new trees in the community, TD Bank employees will be volunteering on October 6 in order to plant 62 trees along BNC’s Snail Trail, in the Boston Food Forest, and at the Mattapan Ecovation Center.
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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.