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

Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event September 24, 2016
Fall fair pumpkin painting

Join us for a special day of games, crafts, food, and fun for the whole family at Stony Brook's 38th Annual Fall Fair! Proceeds from ticket sales will go toward supporting Stony Brook’s school, community, and camp programs, and conservation efforts.

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

September 17, 2016 10:30am - 12:30pm
Start your morning off right with a fun and knowledgeable Stony Brook teacher on the trails learning...
September 24, 2016 10:00am - 4:00pm
Join us for this great family event. We will have a field full of crafters selling their handmade wares,...
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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