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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Kids looking at tidepool creatures at Mass Audubon Joppa Flats Education Center

Hot or cold, wet or dry, when summer comes, families looking for all-weather activities for all ages are invited to drop in at Mass Audubon’s Joppa Flats Education Center for fun hands-on learning and to meet tide pool beach creatures, Thursdays through Sundays, 9:00 am–3:00 pm, beginning June 30 and continuing through August 14.

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Upcoming Programs

May 29, 2016 10:00am - 3:00pm
Connecting with nature starts with developing a good sense of place, and a great place to start is right...
June 1, 2016 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Back by popular demand! In what has become a rite of spring, we will again conduct a series of evening...
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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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