Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary

Known for its extensive boardwalk system that goes through forest, fields, and wetlands, Stony Brook offers up-close views of wildlife above and under the water. Located adjacent to the 140-acre Bristol Blake State Reservation and cooperatively managed with the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR), this former 18th-century mill site now supports native wildlife. Read More >

HOURS: Tue–Sat, 10 am–4 pm; Sun, 12:30 pm–4 pm; closed Mon
TRAILS: Open daily, dawn to dusk

Sanctuary News & Events

Mass Audubon Board members visiting new boardwalk

After being closed for over a year, Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary's boardwalk has finally been reopened to the public! Join us for the re-opening ceremony on Saturday, August 26, at 11:00 am.

Wood Duck Derby logo

Come cheer the ducks on while also enjoying our Annual Fall Fair on October 7. The race will begin at approximately 2:00 pm. Adopt your wood ducks today for your chance to win the Grand Prize!

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Upcoming Programs

October 7, 2017 10:00am - 4:00pm
Join us for this great family event. We will have a field full of crafters selling their handmade wares,...
October 20, 2017 6:30pm - 8:00pm
This is a special Stony Brook night hike designed just for you! We'll play games as our eyes adjust to...
October 21, 2017 9:00am - 12:00pm
Purple Martins in New England share a unique relationship with people. Join us to learn about the role...
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Programs for Scouts


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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