Broad Meadow Brook Conservation Center & Wildlife Sanctuary
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 the visitor site for the National Park Service’s Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor. Read more >
Hours: Tuesday–Saturday, 9 am–4 pm; Sunday, 12:30 pm–4 pm
Trails: Daily, dawn to dusk
Sanctuary News & Events
We have the cure for cabin fever—snowshoeing at Broad Meadow Brook! Snowshoeing is a great winter activity that provides good exercise and a chance to explore the great outdoors during a beautiful season.
The new Dr. Deirdre Loughlin Fund will provide essential support that allows us to connect Broad Meadow Brook with students attending Worcester Public Schools.
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 January 13, 2018.
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Looking for a place to have an exciting and memorable birthday? We offer birthday parties with fun outdoor activities led by a naturalist. Learn More