Habitat Education Center & Wildlife Sanctuary

Gentle trails wind through deciduous and evergreen forests, across meadows, and around ponds and vernal pools at Habitat, located just seven miles from downtown Boston. A long-standing center for environmental education, Habitat offers year-round programs for all ages. The Georgian-style mansion and beautiful formal gardens can be rented for weddings and other eventsRead more >

Location: 10 Juniper Road, Belmont, MA 02478
Phone: 617-489-5050
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 am-4:30 pm; Saturday-Sunday, 10:00 am-4:00 pm; Trails open daily, dawn to dusk

Sanctuary News & Events

Exterior of Habitat's main building in fall

This month's exhibit, which features artworks created by Mass Audubon members, is on display at the Habitat Gallery from December 4–January 2.

Charging a car at Habitat's EVSE

Habitat is excited to announce that we have a new Electric Vehicle (EV) charging station now open for public use at the sanctuary! 

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Upcoming Programs

December 30, 2018 8:30am - 10:00am
Birders and non-birders of all ages and skill levels are invited to join us for five bird walks around...
January 6, 2019 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Welcome in the new year by pruning, trail tending, clearing brush, or shoveling snow...
January 9, 2019 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Come outside and play! This afterschool program helps children expend pent up energy, become familiar...
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2018-19 Home School

Applications are now being accepted for 2018-19 Afternoon Adventurers and Home School classes. Programs are filled on a first-come basis. 

2018-19 Preschool Naturalists

We have openings in several of our sessions for the upcoming school year. 

For more information, please see the application.