Oak Knoll Wildlife Sanctuary

Looking out over Lake Talaquega, it’s hard to imagine that this serene setting was once a buzzing entertainment destination, complete with a casino and hotel. Now Oak Knoll, just minutes from downtown Attleboro, offers a natural respite with wooded trails and boardwalk winding through a red maple swamp, upland forest, and freshwater marsh, and around the lake’s perimeter. Read More

Sanctuary News & Events

spotted salamander © Suzanne Niles
spotted salamander © Suzanne Niles

Stop by the vernal pool on our Attleboro Springs Reflection Trail to look for signs of amphibians and their eggs this spring.

Looking at a turtle in the grass.

Come join the Oak Knoll team as we explore the science of all things with wings as we play games, create animal themed crafts, explore the trails and meet some of Oak Knoll's resident animals during April school vacation! Join us for one day or all four. 

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School Programs

Bring your students to Oak Knoll Wildlife Sanctuary this fall! We offer a multitude of educational and fun nature-based programs for students. Learn More

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