Habitat Education Center & Wildlife Sanctuary

Barred Owl at Habitat Education Center in winter © Man Ching Cheung
Barred Owl © Man Ching Cheung

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 events

 Organized groups require advance reservations. Please contact us to schedule your visit. ←

Location10 Juniper Road, Belmont, MA 02478
Phone: 617-489-5050
Hours: Trails are open every day, dawn to dusk

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Blue Jay eating seeds on a snowy tree stump © Sarah Keates
Blue Jay © Sarah Keates

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Habitat Education Center and Wildlife Sanctuary, Belmont
February 3, 2021 (Wednesday) 8:00-9:30am
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