Joppa Flats Education Center

Overlooking the Merrimack River and near the entrance to Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, the Joppa Flats Education Center offers unique educational opportunities for people of all ages. Here, you can explore the region’s wildlife-rich habitats (salt marshes, mudflats, rivers, bays, and coastal waters) through guided tours, marine touch tanks, art exhibits, drop-in programs, and interpretive displays. Read More

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Joppa Flats Education Center

Special Event January 24, 2015
winter birding at Joppa Flats Education Center

Winter is a wonderful time to bird in northeastern Massachusetts and southeastern New Hampshire. In celebration of this season, Joppa Flats is hosting the Superbowl of Birding XII on Saturday, January 24, 2015  - 5 am to 5 pm.

Lisa Hutchings finds snow tracks at Mass Audubon’s Joppa Flats

Joppa Flats Education Center will be a flurry of indoor/outdoor activities over the holiday vacation break from Monday through Wednesday, December 29-31. Children ages 2 and up are invited to drop in anytime with their families for nature-related fun that will keep minds active and hands busy during the school break.

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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

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