Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

View from the boardwalk at Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

An expansive retreat along Indian Brook and the Charles River, Broadmoor is an ever-changing environment teeming with wildlife: dragonflies darting, turtles basking, otters leaving tracks in the mud or snow, and more than 150 species of birds. Easy-to-moderate well-groomed trails lead you through the shade of mature woodlands into open fields and along the edges of streams, ponds, and marshland. 

Location: 280 Eliot Street, Natick, MA 01760
Phone: 508-655-2296
Hours: Tue-Fri, 9 am-5 pm; Sat, Sun & Mon holidays, 10 am-5 pm; Trails open Tue-Sun, dawn to dusk; closed Mon

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Trails Campaign

Support Our Trail Improvements

Walking a trail at Broadmoor in fall

We've launched an ambitious campaign to improve Broadmoor's trail system. You can help >

Bird-a-thon

Bird-a-thon is May 10–11

Team Broadmoor is in it to win it! Join our team or cheer us on with a donation. Show your support >

Programs for Groups

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Programs for Groups

Leading a Scout group? Planning a birthday party? Searching for an afterschool or other group program? We can help! Discover group programs >

School Programs

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Your Classroom or Ours?

Bring your students to our sanctuary for fun, educational nature programs—or have us come to you! Find school programs >

Sanctuary News & Events

Birding in spring at Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event May 5, 2019

Celebrate spring with a little food, fun, and birdsong! Explore the sanctuary on a naturalist-led bird walk, then enjoy a homemade breakfast at the Nature Center.

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Upcoming Programs

April 28, 2019 (Sunday) 8:00am - 10:00am
Spring is a great time to watch for birds before all the leaves have emerged. What is going on in the spring with your neighbo... Learn More >
May 3, 2019 (Friday) 7:00am - 9:00am
The arrival of warblers is one of the most anticipated events of spring and Mount Auburn is one of the best places in this are... Learn More >
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