Walking & Hiking

A person in long sleeves holding their sandals while walking barefoot on a sandy beach trail at Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

Mass Audubon’s statewide network of wildlife sanctuaries offers hundreds of miles of trails to explore. Not sure where to start? Here are a few ideas to get you going.

Guided Walks & Hikes

Joe with ALFA adult group program

For Adults

Learn while you hike! Join a naturalist-led walk to learn about specific nature topics while you explore the trails. 

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For Families

Whether you have toddlers or teens, our sanctuaries offer naturalist-led walks that are fun for the whole family. 

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For Children & Teens

We offer drop-off afterschool, weekend, and teen-specific programs that get your kids outside exploring nature. 

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Explore on Your Own



Trail marker at Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary
Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary

We have hundreds of miles of trails to explore all across Massachusetts.


Sanctuary Guidelines

Two people enjoying the view from the All Persons Trail overlook at Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary
Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

Please follow our guidelines when visiting to help keep our sanctuaries and trails safe.