Broad Meadow Brook Conservation Center & Wildlife Sanctuary

Broad Meadow Brook in Worcester is the largest urban wildlife sanctuary in New England, with over 400 acres cooperatively managed or owned by Mass Audubon. Interpretive signs will guide you along well-marked trails through woods, fields, streams, and marsh. The center also serves as the visitor site for the National Park Service‚Äôs Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor. Read More

Sanctuary News & Events

A boy measuring trees

Mass Audubon's Broad Meadow Brook and the Ecotarium have teamed up to provide every Worcester Public School 6th grader with a day of hands-on, real life learning at both sites, free of charge, thanks to generous sponsors. 

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Upcoming Programs

June 3, 2016 7:00am - 9:00am
Enjoy a leisurely birding experience and help document the sanctuary birds over the season. This walk...
June 5, 2016 9:00am - 12:00pm
Join us as we hike at Slater Woods, part of a 250-acre conservation area full of pristine woodlands,...
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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