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 a visitor information site for the Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor.
BMB's Nature Day Camp offers a variety of programs for campers ages 4.5–16. Weekly sessions run through August 23. Register now >
Active-duty military families get free admission to sanctuaries through Labor Day. Get details >
The Blackstone River Coalition (BRC) is in need of volunteer citizen science water quality monitors (WQM) to collect data at sites in the headwaters region of the watershed. No prior experience needed—we will train you. Seeking volunteers for 2019 testing dates.
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 Session 1 (starts September 17)!
Broad Meadow Brook is excited to bring the great outdoors back into the city this summer. From canoeing to insect collecting to nature crafts, there's something fun going on in a park near you. And thanks to our sponsors, it's all free!