Places to Explore by Region

Get outdoors at one of 60 wildlife sanctuaries across the state, from the Berkshires to Martha's Vineyard. At 20 sanctuaries, you can visit a nature center where friendly and knowledgeable staff members and volunteers will be happy to help you make the most of your visit.

Waterfall in autumn at Broadmoor © Ethan Gordon
© Ethan Gordon

Unplug and unwind at these 4 engaging wildlife sanctuaries in the Metro West area. Learn more >

Looking out towards the ocean at Joppa Flats Wildlife Sanctuary
Joppa Flats Wildlife Sanctuary

Get away from it all at one of 9 stunning wildlife sanctuaries on the North Shore. Learn more >

Just outside of downtown Boston, our community-based urban sanctuary offers trails, a community garden, beehives, and more. Learn more >

No matter your age or interests, you'll find something for everyone at our 4 Metro South wildlife sanctuaries. Learn more >

Visit our 8 wildlife sanctuaries in the South East area to take in awesome views and spot amazing wildlife. Learn more >

Heron perched in the marsh at sunset at Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary © Terri Munson
© Terri Munson

The coast is calling at our 6 wildlife sanctuaries on Cape Cod, where you can explore everything from salt marshes to barrier beaches to pine woodlands. Learn more >

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