Broad Meadow Brook Conservation Center & Wildlife Sanctuary

Sprague Crossing at Broad Meadow Brook 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. 

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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In-Person Programs

In-Person Programs are Back!

Painted Lady butterfly on flowers at Broad Meadow Brook © Richard Welch
Painted Lady © Richard Welch

Explore the great outdoors in our naturalist-led, small group programs. See the schedule > 

WQM Volunteering

Help Protect the Watershed

WQM volunteer collecting a water sample

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

Sanctuary News & Events

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Upcoming Programs

August 28, 2020 (Friday) 7:00am - 9:00am
Enjoy a guided walk, sharpen your birding skills, and help track migrating and resident birds for Mass Audubon. Explore differ... Learn More >
September 4, 2020 (Friday) 7:00am - 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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