Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary

Meadow with Eastern Bluebird nesting boxes in late spring 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. Please leave dogs and other pets at home.

Location: 127 Combs Road, Easthampton, MA 01027
Phone: 413-584-3009
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am–12 pm & Sat-Sun 9 am–4 pm • Trails open daily, dawn to dusk

More information & directions >


Hit the Trails!

Our 4 miles of trails includes a universally accessible loop that overlooks a vernal pool. Details & map >

Online Programs - LP promo for sanctuaries

Online Programs

Eastern Pondhawk dragonfly male © Kim Nagy
Eastern Pondhawk © Kim Nagy

Explore the nature of summer online, from beautiful insects to amazing birds. Coming up next >

Sanctuary News & Events

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

Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event September 19, 2021

It's back for a third 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.

More News

Upcoming Programs

August 5, 2021 (Thursday) 6:00-8:30pm
The Arcadia Marsh and 1840 Oxbow are beautiful places to be around sunset. As we explore wetland and riverine habitats, we'll... Learn More >
August 7, 2021 (Saturday) 10:00am-12:00pm
We'll search for monarchs and other butterflies as we walk along the edges of Arcadia's fields and forests. Learn More >
View Full Schedule