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

A naturalist at Rocky Hill pointing out a nest for a student

This program gives older homeschoolers the opportunity to learn and practice the skills of professional field scientists and planners. You will join a regional planning firm as a virtual intern, do some fieldwork, and gather information from stakeholder groups as YOU design a land use plan for the urban community of Lowell. Mondays from September 19-November 28.

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Upcoming Programs

October 22, 2016 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Experience the sounds of the night on a guided hike, do a Halloween craft, enjoy a hayride with friends...
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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

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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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