Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

Snowshoeing 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 St., 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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Vacation Week

Vacation Week Programs

Kids looking at tracks during Feb vacation week

Get your kids outside during February Vacation Week at Broadmoor! Full-day programs for ages 5-12. Register >

Stone Lecture

Stone Memorial Lecture – March 31

Autumn at Walden Pond © Richard Primack
Autumn at Walden Pond © Richard Primack

Discover the connections between Henry David Thoreau, climate change science, and Concord. Reserve your seat >

Sanctuary News & Events

Adelie Penguin © Chris Linder (WHOI)

Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

Voyage from the pristine waters of British Columbia’s inside passage to bird population recovery efforts in the Caribbean and more. Each themed night offers a location-based buffet dinner and presentation of images in an exotic location. Next program is February 28.

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Upcoming Programs

February 16, 2019 (Saturday) 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Ever wondered if an owl really is as smart as they say? Why don't we hear them when they fly? Just how far can an owl see? Com... Learn More >
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School Programs

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Bring your students to our Wildlife Sanctuary and experience our educational and fun nature-based programs. Learn More

Programs for Groups

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Leading a Scout group, planning a birthday party, looking for an afterschool or other group program? We can help! Learn More