Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary

Summer morning at Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary © Phil Doyle
© Phil Doyle

Spanning Easthampton and Northampton, Arcadia’s diverse terrain of forest, meadows, grasslands, marsh, and wetlands attracts an extraordinary variety of wildlife. You'll also find a thriving population of wildflowers thanks to its rich, loamy soil—a characteristic of the Connecticut River floodplain. 

Location: 127 Combs Road, Easthampton, MA 01027
Phone: 413-584-3009
Hours: Monday–Saturday, 9 am-3 pm • Sundays, seasonally variable  Trails daily, dawn to dusk

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In the Gallery

In the Gallery • August 1-31

"Owl" monotype © Doris Madsen
"Owl" © Doris Madsen

Into the Woods features monotypes by Doris Madsen. Free reception on August 17! Exhibit details >

75th Anniversary

Celebrating 75 Years

Join us for fun, free events in honor of the sanctuary's 75th anniversary! Celebrate with us >

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 >

Join Mass Audubon

Join Mass Audubon

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Membership benefits include free admission to all of our wildlife sanctuaries across the state, plus discounts on programs, camps, and gift shop purchases! Join today >

Sanctuary News & Events

Stage view at Arcadia Folk Festival 2018 © Julian Parker-Burns

Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event September 28, 2019

It's back for a second year! Enjoy a day of family-friendly activities and performances by an exciting lineup of musical groups. Presented by Mass Audubon and Signature Sounds. Early bird tickets on sale now.

Morning view of Mt. Tom from Arcadia's meadows © Phil Doyle

Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary

Arcadia has been an ecological gem and educational innovator in the Pioneer Valley since 1944. You're invited to celebrate everything that's been accomplished in the last 75 years, and help us look toward to a bright future for the generations to come!

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Upcoming Programs

August 20, 2019 (Tuesday) 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Summer evenings are filled with the mechanical sounds of katydids, also known as long-horned grasshoppers, as well as tree cri... Learn More >
August 21, 2019 (Wednesday) 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Come learn about these two species that fly at dusk and into the evening hours. Common nighthawks and chimney swifts are often... Learn More >
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