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

Big Night at Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary

Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event March 31, 2018

Join us for an enchanted family evening to celebrate one of nature's most spectacular spring events—the annual migration of thousands of amphibians to the vernal pools in which they were born.

Laughing Brook Wildlife Sanctuary © Kevin Kopchynski
© Kevin Kopchynski

The 2018 schedule of exhibits for the Gallery at Arcadia is here! January kicks off with an exhibit of stunning wildlife images, and February features the photography of Laughing Brook nature educator Kevin Kopchynski.

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Upcoming Programs

February 18, 2018 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Join astronomer James Lowenthal of Smith College on this night-time indoor and outdoor exploration of...
February 23, 2018 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Did you know that all toads are frogs, but not all frogs are toads? Come learn about frogs and toads,...
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Birthday Parties


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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