North River Wildlife Sanctuary

North River Wildlife Sanctuary, named for the state-designated Scenic River that winds along its northern boundary, serves as the base for South Shore Sanctuaries (which includes Daniel Webster and North Hill Marsh). Its fields, oak forest, and salt marsh attract a wide variety of birds and seals are often visible from the riverside platform. Programs and summer camp take place in and around the historic building. Read More 

WINTER HOURS: Mon-Fri, 9 am-4 pm; closed Sat & Sun
TRAILS: Open daily, dawn to dusk

Sanctuary News & Events

Watercolor landscape © Alan Lowry
© Alan Lowry

Visit us in February and March to enjoy two different art exhibits that celebrate nature's beauty. 

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Upcoming Programs

March 4, 2017 9:00am - 11:00am
Join in the fun at the North River Wildlife Sanctuary, as we celebrate the sugar maple tree and all that...
March 14, 2017 9:30am - 10:30am
Nature is right in our backyard. Through nature walks, stories, songs, and crafts, discover New England...
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School Programs

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

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Membership benefits include free admission to all of our wildlife sanctuaries across the state, plus discounts on programs and shop purchases.

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