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

Sanctuary News & Events

A group of snowshoers on a Spontaneous Explorations outing

Come on an exciting walk this winter through the woods using this unique Native American invention! Beginners and experts welcome. 

Boardwalk at Stony Brook

Get the latest information on the closure of the boardwalk at Bristol Blake State Reservation (connected to Mass Audubon’s Stony Brook). Updates will be posted as they come in, so check back often. Updated August 24.

Butterfly Garden at Stony Brook
Butterfly Garden at Stony Brook © Garden Club of Norfolk

The Garden Club of Norfolk plans to use a Garden Club Grant from the Massachusetts Master Gardener Association to expand and add more pollinators plants to the Butterfly Garden here at Stony Brook.

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Upcoming Programs

October 29, 2016 10:30am - 1:00pm
What catches your eye? Have you ever witnessed a sight or object in the landscape while out on a walk...
November 12, 2016 8:00am - 3:00pm
Late Autumn sees a fine variety of seabirds, gulls, terns, gannets and late shorebirds at the bays off...
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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