Plan Your Visit to Boston Nature Center
At the 67-acre Boston Nature Center in Mattapan, you can explore 2 miles of trails on your own or with us. For your safety and to avoid conflicts with wildlife, please follow our sanctuary guidelines during your visit.
500 Walk Hill Street, Mattapan, MA 02126
We are open Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Saturdays, Sundays, and most holidays from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Trails (2 miles)
Open daily, dawn to dusk
Monday-Friday, 9am–5pm • Saturdays, Sundays, & most holidays, 10am–4pm
Face mask required while indoors
Free, donations appreciated
As a way to increase access to nature, Mass Audubon also offers several free admission programs at our wildlife sanctuaries.
- Universally Accessible Nature Center
- Universally Accessible Restrooms
- Universally Accessible Trail
- Picnic Area
- Electric Vehicle Charging Station