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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New Programs

New Fall & Winter Programs

American Robin on branch in late autumn (by Joy Marzolf)
American Robin (Photo: Joy Marzolf)

Our calendar of programs is filled with lots of seasonal fun! Browse programs >

WQM Volunteering

Help Protect the Watershed

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Become a volunteer Water Quality Monitor (WQM)! No experience necessary. Get details >

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

November 21, 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 4, 2019 (Wednesday) 8:30am - 3:00pm
Professional Development Workshop for Educators of Students in Grades K-12. The program emphasizes terrestrial and aquatic wil... Learn More >
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