Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary

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. Read more >

HOURS: Monday–Saturday, 9 am-3 pm; Sundays, seasonally variable
TRAILS: Open 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!

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

Arcadia is celebrating 75 years of conservation in the Pioneer Valley! We're planning a wide variety of fun events and programs in honor of our anniversary, all of which will be open to the public and people of all ages and abilities.

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.

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Upcoming Programs

September 22, 2018 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Come to Arcadia to learn about our native mushrooms, some of the small-appearing organisms that play...
September 23, 2018 10:00am - 12:00pm
Enjoy the woods and meadows found at Arcadia's over 700 acres as we explore the sanctuary at a relaxed...
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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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