Broad Meadow Brook Conservation Center & Wildlife Sanctuary

Stepping stone brook crossing on the Holdredge Trail at Broad Meadow Brook Wildlife Sanctuary © Rita Sanderson
Holdredge Trail brook crossing © Rita Sanderson

Broad Meadow Brook in Worcester is the largest urban wildlife sanctuary in New England, with more than 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–Sunday, 12 pm-4 pm • Trails open daily, dawn to dusk

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Hit the Trails!

Explore 5 miles of well-marked trails passing through woods, fields, streams, and a marsh. Details & map > 

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Eastern Pondhawk dragonfly male © Kim Nagy
Eastern Pondhawk © Kim Nagy

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August 6, 2021 (Friday) 7:00-9:00am
Enjoy a guided walk, sharpen your birding skills, and help track migrating and resident birds for Mass Audubon. Explore differ... Learn More >
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