Broad Meadow Brook Conservation Center & Wildlife Sanctuary

Wood Ducks at Broad Meadow Brook Wildlife Sanctuary in winter © Asli Ertekin
Wood Ducks © Asli Ertekin

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. 

Location414 Massasoit Road, Worcester, MA 01604
Phone: 508-753-6087
Hours: Tuesday–Saturday, 9 am–4 pm; Sunday, 12:30 pm–4 pm; Closed Mondays
Trails daily, dawn to dusk

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Winter Activities

Winter Fun for Everyone

Girl with her drawing of a heart in the snow © Jennifer Wilson
© Jennifer Wilson

Go for a nature walk, enjoy a story hour, or look for winter birds! Browse programs >

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Support Your Sanctuary

Blue Jay eating seeds on a snowy tree stump © Sarah Keates
Blue Jay © Sarah Keates

Not all gifts are wrapped! Donate in honor of your family or friends & send them an eCard. Give today >

Preschool Programs (text only)

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Just for Preschoolers 

The 15-week winter/spring session of our Discovering Nature program starts January 28! Enroll today >

Birthday Parties (text only)

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Birthday Parties

Book an exciting & memorable birthday for your child, complete with fun outdoor activities led by a naturalist! Learn more >

Sanctuary News & Events

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Upcoming Programs

December 12, 2019 (Thursday) 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us for a hands-on nature program designed especially for five, six, and seven year olds. Each session we will explore a n... Learn More >
December 14, 2019 (Saturday) 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Come to the visitor center to view our tree decorated with imaginative ornaments handcrafted from natural materials, and then... Learn More >
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