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 >

Location: 414 Massasoit Road, Worcester, MA 01604
Phone: 508-753-6087
Hours: Tuesday–Saturday, 9 am–4 pm; Sunday, 12:30 pm–4 pm; Trails daily, dawn to dusk

Sanctuary News & Events

Camper at Broad Meadow Brook Wildlife Sanctuary playing with a kite

Registration is now open for Broad Meadow Brook Nature Day Camp in Worcester! We’re looking forward to sunshine, summertime, and days filled with adventure in the great outdoors.

Following tracks in the snow during February Vacation Week

Looking for something to do over school vacation week? We have fun outdoor activities to keep you busy all week long. 

Wheelabrator Millbury logo

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 19, 2019.

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Upcoming Programs

January 18, 2019 (Friday) 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Owls are a prominent part of our folklore, for good reason. Learn all about our native New England owls, their behavior, adapt... Learn More >
January 19, 2019 (Saturday) 9:00am - 4:00pm
Residents of the town of Millbury receive free admission to Broad Meadow Brook four times a year, thanks to the generosity of... Learn More >
January 19, 2019 (Saturday) 10:00am - 11:00am
If you are between the ages of 3 and 5, bring your favorite adult for a thematic hour of a story, an activity, and a naturalis... Learn More >
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Birthday Parties


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