Broad Meadow Brook Conservation Center & Wildlife Sanctuary
Broad Meadow Brook in Worcester is the largest urban wildlife sanctuary in New England, with over 400 acres cooperatively managed or owned by Mass Audubon. Interpretive signs will guide you along well-marked trails through woods, fields, streams, and marsh. The center also serves as the visitor site for the National Park Service’s Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor. Read more >
HOURS: Tuesday–Saturday, 9 am–4 pm; Sunday, 12:30 pm–4 pm
TRAILS: Open daily, dawn to dusk
Sanctuary News & Events
Celebrate butterflies with a day of educational fun at the 11th Annual Butterfly Festival. Walks, workshops, arts and crafts, children's activities, face painting, food, and more!
Looking for something to do over school vacation week? We have fun outdoor activities to keep you busy all week long.
Play is the natural work of children. Our Discovering Nature program allows children to spend time outdoors learning, explore the wonders of nature, build friendships, and develop a deeper sense of place. Enrolling now for Spring Sessions.
Green Your Grid
One of the most effective ways to reduce your impact on the environment is to green the energy you use. The good news: it's easier and more affordable than you think! Learn how to Make the Switch
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