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


Nature Center
Monday-Friday, 9 am-5 pm
Saturday, Sunday, & Monday holidays, 10 am-4 pm

Trails (2 miles)
Open daily, dawn to dusk


Free, donations appreciated


  • Parking
  • Universally Accessible Nature Center
  • Universally Accessible Restrooms
  • Universally Accessible Trail
  • Picnic Area

Explore the Sanctuary