Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary

Wachusett Meadow is a former farmstead that offers spectacular scenery and supports abundant wildlife throughout woodlands, wetlands, and meadows. Historic buildings and barns are still in use for educational programming and resident sheep graze pastures. Trails traverse many landscape features including Brown Hill Summit, Glacial Boulder, and beaver ponds. Read More

Sanctuary News & Events

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Mass Audubon and the Princeton Land Trust, in collaboration with several partners, today permanently protected more than 170 acres of Fieldstone Farm. Another 60 acres—the agricultural core of the farm—was acquired for future protection and conveyance to a local farmer.

Campers at Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary Day Camp

Explore the nature of Wachusett Meadow this summer with our experienced camp staff! Connect with old friends and make new ones.

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Upcoming Programs

August 12, 2016 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Hiking by moonlight connects you to the landscape in an entirely different way than day hikes. Here is...
August 13, 2016 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Chirps, trills, clicks, scrapes, shuffles, and buzzes: Who is singing in the meadow? As summer wanes,...
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Birthday Parties

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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

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Membership benefits include free admission to all of our wildlife sanctuaries across the state, plus discounts on programs and shop purchases.

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