Habitat Education Center & Wildlife Sanctuary

Looking across Turtle Pond at Habitat Education Center
Turtle Pond

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 eventsPlease leave dogs and other pets at home.

 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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Spring Peeper resting in the center of a yellow flower © Mary Martin
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Habitat Education Center and Wildlife Sanctuary, Belmont
April 17, 2021 (Saturday) 12:30-2:00pm
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