Habitat Education Center & Wildlife Sanctuary

Turtle Pond Loop trail at Habitat Education Center © Thea Prum
© Thea Prum

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 • October 1-30

"Wolf Cubs" illustration © Carol Schwartz
"Wolf Cubs" © Carol Schwartz

Into the Woods features mixed media works by several artists. Free reception October 9! 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

October 24, 2019 (Thursday) 3:30pm - 5:00pm
What better way to spend an afternoon than exploring the far-reaches of Habitat! We will develop skills using binoculars, micr... Learn More >
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