Burncoat Pond Wildlife Sanctuary

View across the pond in early autumn at Burncoat Pond Wildlife Sanctuary

Burncoat Pond Wildlife Sanctuary, which encompasses the west side of its namesake pond, provides critical habitat for its resident and migratory wildlife. Its moderate-to-rugged trails also offer an opportunity for a peaceful walk through fields and hardwood-white pine forest, skirting wetlands, passing over streams, and ending at the pond.

LocationGreenville Street, Spencer, MA
Hours: Trails open daily, dawn to dusk

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Hit the Trails!

Explore 2 miles of trails through fields, hardwood-white pine forest, & along the pond. Details & map >

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Eastern Chipmunk with a dried leaf in its mouth in autumn © Suzanne Hirschman
Eastern Chipmunk © Suzanne Hirschman

Explore the nature of fall online, from migration to misunderstood wildlife. Coming up next >