Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

Ipswich River offers more than 12 miles of interconnecting trails that invite you to explore the forests, meadows, and wetlands. Canoe along the Ipswich River, which meanders through the sanctuary; climb the drumlin and esker, landscape features created by a glacier 15,000 years ago, and explore the narrow passages and caves of the “rockery” constructed in 1905. Read More

Sanctuary News & Events

April 25, 2014
birders at Mass Audubon Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

Deep bird language is an ancient discipline, perfected by native peoples the world over. Finally, science is catching up. Along with his mentor Jon Young, Dan Gardoqui has helped thousands of people around the world to understand bird language. Join us for two programs about the language of birds. 

April 22, 2014
Campers during April vacation week at Mass Audubon Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

There's still time to join the fun and sign up for April Vacation Adventure Days! We have put together four days of hands-on awesome activities to explore the natural world in spring.

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Upcoming Programs

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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

School Programs

Bring your students to Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary! We offer a multitude of educational and fun nature-based programs for students from age 2 to age 18. Learn More