Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

Ipswich River offers more than 12 miles of trails that invite you to explore the forests, meadows, and wetlands. A drumlin and esker, key landscape features, were formed by a glacier 15,000 years ago. Boulders stacked to create arches and a grotto setting, constructed in 1905, provide an adventurous walk along the Rockery Trail. Or canoe the Ipswich River, which meanders through the sanctuary. Read More

Sanctuary News & Events

Preschooler at Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

Join us for our open house on April 18 from 10 am-3 pm and learn about our new nature preschool at Endicott Wildlife Sanctuary in Wenham.

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Upcoming Programs

April 4, 2015 9:00am - 12:00pm
Gather around once again with your sketchbook and favorite sketching tools and let's look at the invigorating...
April 4, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Celebrate spring by building a bluebird house with your child. We'll supply all the materials and instruction...
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Nature Preschool

Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary's nature preschool for 3-5 year olds features a nature-based, emergent curriculum which promotes language, math, and social development. Choose from two, three, or five day options. Learn More

Learn from a Nature Guide

Volunteer docents are available from Labor Day through Memorial Day to teach and guide visitors at Mass Audubon Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary for free. Learn More