Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

Three people sitting on Broadmoor's boardwalk among green foliage

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 175 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. Please leave dogs and other pets at home.

Location: 280 Eliot Street, Natick, MA 01760
Phone: 508-655-2296
Hours: Visitor Center open Tuesday–Sunday, 9 am-4 pm, Closed Monday (except holidays) • Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day
Trails: Open dawn to dusk

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Hit the Trails!

We've got 9 miles of trails to explore, including a universally accessible All Persons Trail. See trail map >

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Online Programs

Hummingbird © Eduardo del Solar
© Eduardo del Solar

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Sanctuary News & Events

Aerial view of brush fire aftermath at Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

On the evening of August 16, Broadmoor experienced a brush fire that burned rapidly and grew to approximately 5.8 acres. Firefighters were called to the scene and were able to extinguish the flames within several hours, continuing to monitor the perimeter through the following morning to ensure it did not restart.

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Upcoming Programs

March 11, 2023 (Saturday) 5:00-6:30pm
The arrival of the American Woodcock from its winter migration grounds to open fields and wetlands is a sure sign of spring and the breeding season. Read more
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