Broad Meadow Brook trails are open to local visitors; buildings & restrooms closed. See guidelines. Read More
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.
Since we can't host the annual Barbara J. Walker Butterfly Festival this year due to COVID-19, we're bringing the festival experience to you—virtually! Get to know New England butterflies, learn about our festival's history, discover fun hands-on activities, and find out how to support these amazing pollinators.
Wheelabrator Millbury sponsors free sanctuary admission for Millbury residents four times a year. Join us once each season and explore all that Broad Meadow Brook has to offer—for free! Next event is October 10, 2020.
At Broad Meadow Brook, there is a lot we can do while working remotely. But we can't host field trips, public programs, or special events—and donations to offset these losses are urgently needed.