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: Monday–Saturday, 10 am–4 pm; Sunday, 12:30 pm–4 pm 
Trails: Daily, dawn to dusk

Sanctuary News & Events

Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event October 7, 2017
Doing crafts at Fall Fair

Join us for a special day of games, crafts, food, and fun for the whole family at Stony Brook's 39th Annual Fall Fair! Proceeds from ticket sales will go toward supporting Stony Brook’s school, community, and camp programs, and conservation efforts.

Aerial view of new boardwalk concept

After being closed for over a year, Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary's boardwalk has finally been reopened to the public! Stay tuned for details about the re-opening ceremony we're planning for Saturday, August 26.

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

August 19, 2017 10:30am - 12:00pm
Start your morning off right with a fun and knowledgeable Stony Brook teacher on the trails learning...
September 9, 2017 9:00am - 12:00pm
Join us for our annual pilgrimage to North Central Massachusetts for a chance to observe some of the...
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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