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.

Getting Here

500 Walk Hill Street, Mattapan, MA 02126
[email protected]


Nature Center

Trails (2 miles)
Open daily, dawn to dusk
no restrooms available


Free, donations appreciated

As a way to give even more people access to nature and to thank active military for their service, we are proud to offer:

EBT Participants: Free for up to 4 people when you show your EBT card
ConnectorCare Card to Culture Participants: Free for up to 4 people when you show your ConnectorCare card
Wonderfund Access: Free for up to 4 people when you show your Wonderfund card
Active-Duty Military: Free for up to 5 people with a valid military ID card


Explore the Sanctuary