Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary

Spanning Easthampton and Northampton, Arcadia’s diverse terrain (forest, meadows, grasslands, marsh, and wetlands) attracts an extraordinary variety of wildlife. You will also find a thriving population of wildflowers, thanks to its rich, loamy soil, which is characteristic of the Connecticut River floodplain. Read more >

HOURS: Monday–Saturday, 9 am-3 pm; Sundays seasonally variable
TRAILS: Daily, dawn to dusk

Sanctuary News & Events

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Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event September 30, 2018

Join us for the first-ever Arcadia Folk Festival, presented by Mass Audubon and Signature Sounds. Enjoy a day of family-friendly activities and performances by Darlingside, Birds of Chicago, The Nields, and more!

Art House artwork "Birds" © Marisa Douglas
Art House artwork: "Birds" © Marisa Douglas

The Art House at Arcadia is open for another season of creativity inspired by nature! Located just off the Tulip Tree Trail, all visitors are welcome to stop in and enjoy free, guided art projects.

Northampton HS students on field trip

Arcadia expanded their climate change education program this year to work with Hilltown Cooperative Charter School in Easthampton and Suffield High School in Suffield, CT. In total, the program reached approximately 1,000 students in the Pioneer Valley.

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Upcoming Programs

August 22, 2018 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Come learn about these two species that fly at dusk and into the evening hours. Common nighthawks and...
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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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