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.

Corn snake at Oak Knoll Wildlife Sanctuary

Come visit the newest addition to Oak Knoll! We now have a corn snake in residence.

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Upcoming Programs

May 2, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Celebrate the warmer weather by building a bird house. We'll supply all the materials and instructions,...
May 8, 2015 7:00pm - 10:00pm
What could be more perfect than a warm spring evening spent with friends and family strolling lantern...
August 13, 2015 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Come join us and watch the Perseid meteor shower while learning about stars and constellations. Bring...
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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