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. Read more >

HOURS: Tues-Fri, 9 am-5 pm; Sat & Sun, 10 am-5 pm; closed Mon
TRAILS: Tues-Sun, dawn to dusk; closed Mon

Sanctuary News & Events

Red-winged blackbird © Eric Hayward

Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event May 6, 2018

Explore the beauty of spring bird songs and colors with naturalist-led birding explorations, then join us for a homemade breakfast at the Nature Center. 

Students participating in Darwin's Finches school program © Lisa Moore
© Lisa Moore

Guided by a visiting teacher naturalist in the classroom, students will use bird puppets to experience how natural selection works as they try to survive with their adaptations in the island environments available to them.

Mass Audubon Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary campers

Looking for a way to get your kids outdoors this summer? Check out Broadmoor Nature Camp!

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Upcoming Programs

May 11, 2018 7:00am - 8:30am
The arrival of warblers is one of the most anticipated events of spring and Mount Auburn is one of the...
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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