Tree cutting will be taking place over the next couple days—click for more. Read More
Please note: the Sprague Trail Stream Crossing is closed due to flooding caused by beavers.
Broad Meadow Brook in Worcester is the largest urban wildlife sanctuary in New England, with more than 400 acres cooperatively managed or owned by Mass Audubon. Interpretive signs will guide you along well-marked trails through woods, fields, streams, and marsh. Please leave dogs and other pets at home.
Explore 5 miles of well-marked trails passing through woods, fields, streams, and marsh. Details & map >
Explore nature with us online, from summer night sounds to annual migrations. Coming up next >
Celebrate butterflies with a day of educational fun at the sanctuary, where these amazing insects fly free in their natural habitats! Enjoy nature walks, live caterpillar exhibits, children's activities, and much more.
The sanctuary's new ecological project seeks to improve water quality, flood storage capacity, and native wildlife habitat value while reducing flood risk in adjacent residential neighborhoods.