Broad Meadow Brook Conservation Center & Wildlife Sanctuary

Wood Ducks at Broad Meadow Brook Wildlife Sanctuary in winter © Asli Ertekin
Wood Ducks © Asli Ertekin

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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WQM Volunteering

Help Protect the Watershed

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

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Support Your Sanctuary

Blue Jay eating seeds on a snowy tree stump © Sarah Keates
Blue Jay © Sarah Keates

Your gift will help create a bright future for nature and for people at Broad Meadow Brook. Give today >

Preschool Programs (text only)

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Just for Preschoolers 

The winter/spring session of Discovering Nature started January 28! Prorated pricing available >

Birthday Parties (text only)

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Birthday Parties

Book an exciting & memorable birthday for your child, complete with fun outdoor activities led by a naturalist! Learn more >

Sanctuary News & Events

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Upcoming Programs

May 1, 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 >
May 2, 2020 (Saturday) 10:00am - 12:00pm
Join us to learn all about the woodpeckers that live at Broad Meadow Brook. Find out how these amazing birds jackhammer trees... Learn More >
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