Habitat Education Center & Wildlife Sanctuary

Field in winter at Habitat Education Center

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

Location10 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

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Art Gallery

In the Gallery • January 1-31

Mixed media artwork © Tim Norris
© Tim Norris

love & strife features paintings and photographs by Tim Norris. Free reception January 5! Details >

Support Our Goats

Support Our Goats!

Help ensure the Nigerian Dwarf Goats in our herd enjoy healthy, happy lives at Habitat. Learn how >

Birthday Parties

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Birthday Parties

Looking for a place to have an exciting and memorable birthday? We offer packages with fun outdoor activities led by a naturalist! More info >

Sanctuary News & Events

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Upcoming Programs

January 24, 2020 (Friday) 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Come join us for our regular volunteer workdays at Mass Audubon's Habitat Education Center and Wildlife Sanctuary! We will be... Learn More >
January 31, 2020 (Friday) 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Join us at Habitat for a quiet afternoon tea in our beautiful Georgian building overlooking the formal gardens. You will be of... Learn More >
February 4, 2020 (Tuesday) 10:00am - 12:00pm
No leaves? No problem! We'll learn to ID woody plants in winter through a combination of branching patterns, bark, buds, persi... Learn More >
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