Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary

View across the salt marsh in late summer at Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary

Spanning hundreds of acres of protected beach, fields, woodlands, pond, and marsh, Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary was created by generous families who opted to conserve their land. Extensive trail systems offer ocean and pond views from many vantage points and afford visitors a full day of walking and birding. Please leave dogs and other pets at home.

Field Office1280 Horseneck Rd., Westport, MA 02790
Stone Barn: 786 E. Horseneck Rd., South Dartmouth, MA
Allens Neck Trailhead: Allens Neck Rd., South Dartmouth, MA
Phone: 508-636-2437 
Hours: Trails open daily, dawn to dusk

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Nature & STEAM Programs

Enjoy a series of free hands-on, nature-based programs this fall for ages 3-5! More details >


Hit the Trails!

Explore 7 miles of trails across our 3 trail systems, each with its own distinct habitats. Details & map >

Respect the Beach

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Protect Our Beach

The beach is not open to the public. It's a conservation research site that's home to several protected, nesting bird species. Learn More >

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Sanctuary News & Events

Cheering at the Duck Derby © Kathy Bartels

Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event August 19, 2021

Support Mass Audubon's South East wildlife sanctuaries by participating in this fun annual event. New this year—we're offering not just one but five Grand Prizes

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Upcoming Programs

August 14, 2021 (Saturday) 10:00am-2:00pm
Stop by this free event that promises fun activities for all ages! Enjoy a guided walk around this gorgeous coastal property,... Learn More >
August 19, 2021 (Thursday) 12:30-2:30pm
Want to see the Duck Derby in action? It's quite impressive to see approximately 7000 rubber ducks race on the incoming tide.M... Learn More >
August 20, 2021 (Friday) 12:00-1:00pm
We've all experienced a lot of changes in the last 16 months, and Mass Audubon is no exception. Bring a brown bag lunch to the... Learn More >
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