Broad Meadow Brook Conservation Center & Wildlife Sanctuary

Pair of Wood Ducks on the pond in late winter at Broad Meadow Brook Wildlife Sanctuary © Asli Eretkin
Wood Ducks © Asli Ertekin

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. Please leave dogs and other pets at home.

Location414 Massasoit Road, Worcester, MA 01604
Phone: 508-753-6087
Hours: Tuesday–Saturday 9 am-4 pm, Sunday 12-4 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 marsh. Details & map > 

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Fox Sparrow in winter at Boston Nature Center
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Sanctuary News & Events

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Upcoming Programs

January 20, 2022 (Thursday) 10:00-11:00am
We will examine our own tracks and take a hike on the sanctuary to see if we can find any tracks and figure out who has been visiting when we are not looking! Read more
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